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The Language of Genes

The Language of Genes

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  • Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor
  • On Sale: June 1, 1995
  • Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-47428-3 (0-385-47428-8)
about this book

In The Language of Genes, renowned geneticist Steve Jones explores the meanings and explodes the myths of human genetics, offering up an extraordinary picture of what we are, what we were, and what we may become.


"An essential book for anyone interested in the development and possible future of our species."  --Kirkus Reviews

"This is one of the most insightful books on genetics to date and certainly the most entertaining."  --The Wall Street Journal

"This intelligent and informative book deserves to be read widely...provides a vivid demonstration of what a remarkable and fragile product of evolution our species is."  --Nature