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An elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives / Matt Richtel.

Richtel, Matt, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Somerset County Federated Library System. (Show)
  • 17 of 18 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Meyersdale Public Library 616.07 RICHTEL (Text) 30512005380926 MEYM Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062698537
  • ISBN: 0062698532
  • ISBN: 9780062698490
  • ISBN: 0062698494
  • Physical Description: xi, 425 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The ties that bind -- Jason -- Bob -- Linda and Merredith -- The bird, dog, starfish, and magic bullet -- The festival -- Festival crashers --The mystery organ -- The B-word -- T-cells and B-cells -- Vaccines -- The infinity machine -- Transplant -- The immune system's fingerprint -- Inflammation -- Fever -- Flash Gordon -- The harmonious way -- Three wise men and a monoclonal antibody -- A second immune system -- Sex machine -- GRID -- The phone call -- CD-4 and CD-8 -- Magic -- The prime -- Linda -- The wolf -- Invisible evidence -- Best of both worlds (sort of) -- Merredith -- Should you pick your nose? -- Microbiome -- Stress -- Sleep -- A word about cancer -- Laughter and tears -- The Lazarus mouse -- Wound healing -- Programmed death -- The breakthrough -- Jason races time -- Shepherd of death -- Trials, personal and clinical -- The other shoe -- Bob -- Linda -- Jan and Ron -- Jason down the white tunnel -- Jason rises -- Apollo 11 -- Home -- Jason's way -- The meanings of life -- The meaning of Jason.
Summary, etc.:
"A groundbreaking narrative exploration of the human immune system--the key to human health and longevity--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and acclaimed author of A Deadly Wandering"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Immune system > Popular works.
Immunology > Popular works.
Immunologic diseases > Patients.

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