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Jan 25, 2005 | ISBN 9780142004821

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“Combines meticulous historical research, [and] brand-new genetic understanding to tell an absorbing tale.” —Matt Ridley, author of Genome

“A marvelous accomplishment. A good look a the amazing prospect before us as we decode the human genome…” —The Seattle Times

Table Of Contents

List of Illustrations

I. Mutants (An introduction) 3
II. A Perfect Join (On embryos) 23
III. The Last Judgement (On first parts) 65
IV. Cleppies (On arms and legs) 105
V. Flesh of my Flesh, Bone of my Bone (On skeletons) 137
VI. The War with the Cranes (On growth) 169
VII. The Desire and Pursuit of the Whole (On gender) 217
VIII. A Fragile Bubble (On skin) 247
IX. The Sober Life (On ageing) 297
X. Anthropometamorphosis (An epilogue) 335

Acknowledgements 357
Notes 359
Bibliography 389
Index 421

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