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Wayne Biddle

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Wayne Biddle won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the “Star Wars” antimissile project. He is the author of five previous books, including A Field Guide to Germs, winner of the American Medical Writers Association’s Walter C. Alvarez Honor Award, and Dark Side of the Moon, which was selected as a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice. He teaches at Johns Hopkins University.

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A Field Guide to Germs
Revised and Updated
Written by Wayne Biddle

Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 25, 2002
Price: $15.00

From the ravages of the Ebola virus in Zaire to outbreaks of pneumonic plague in India and drug-resistant TB in New York City, contagious diseases are fighting back against once-unconquerable modern medicine. Public concern about infectious disease is on the rise as newspapers trumpet the arrivals of new germs and the... Read more >
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A Field Guide to Germs
Revised and Updated
Written by Wayne Biddle

Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

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