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The Carriers: What the Fragile X Gene Reveals About Family, Heredity, and Scientific Discovery

Anne Skomorowsky - Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

A tiny mutation on the X chromosome can shape a family's history. Passed down from a "carrier" parent to a child, fragile X syndrome is the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability and autism. Beyond that -- and a rarity among genetic disorders -- some fragile...
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Adriatic: A Concert of Civilizations at the End of the Modern Age

Robert D. Kaplan - Random House
Format: Hardcover

"A lovely, personal journey around the Adriatic, in which Robert Kaplan revisits places and peoples he first encountered decades ago - explaining a region that, while often overlooked, offers clues about Europe's past, present, and future." - Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk...
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Paradise Falls: The True Story of an Environmental Catastrophe

Keith O'Brien - Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times best-selling journalist, the staggering, hidden story of an unlikely band of mothers who discovered the deadly secret of Love Canal, and exposed one of America's most devastating environmental disasters. Lois Gibbs, Luella Kenny, and other mothers loved their...
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Generation Dread: Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis

Britt Wray - Knopf Canada
Format: Hardcover

An impassioned generational perspective on how to stay sane amid climate disruption.Climate and environment-related fears and anxieties are on the rise everywhere. As with any type of stress, eco-anxiety can lead to lead to burnout, avoidance, or a disturbance of daily functioning. In Generation...
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1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes in Indiana, The

JANIS THORNTON - ?The History Press
Format: Paperback

Author Janis Thornton reveals the stories of a day in Indiana like no other.Palm Sunday 1965 started as the nicest day of the year, the kind of weather that encouraged Hoosiers to get out in the sun, fire up the grill, hit the golf course, or roll down their car windows and take a leisurely...
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