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The Resource The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee

Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer
Title
The emperor of all maladies
Title remainder
a biography of cancer
Statement of responsibility
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it
Summary
A historical assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the complex disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, covering such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the developments of present-day treatments
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • Guardian First Book Award, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
  • Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, 2011.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
356941
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a biography of cancer
Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" -- An impatient war -- "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" -- Prevention is the cure -- "A distroted version of our normal selves" -- The fruits of long endeavors
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439195703
Lccn
2010024114
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)464593321
Label
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" -- An impatient war -- "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" -- Prevention is the cure -- "A distroted version of our normal selves" -- The fruits of long endeavors
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781439195703
Lccn
2010024114
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)464593321

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