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Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body Armand Marie Leroi

Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body

Armand Marie Leroi

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In Mutants, Armand Marie Leroi gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic grammar and the people whose bodies have revealed it, balancing both the science and the stories behind some of historys most captivating figures - including a FrenchMoreIn Mutants, Armand Marie Leroi gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic grammar and the people whose bodies have revealed it, balancing both the science and the stories behind some of historys most captivating figures - including a French convent girl who found herself changing sex upon puberty- children who, echoing Homers Cyclops, are born with a single eye in the middle of their foreheads- a village of long-lived Croatian dwarfs- a hairy family that was kept at the Burmese royal court for four generations (and from which Darwin took one of his keenest insights into heredity)- and the ostrich-footed Wadoma of the Zambezi River Valley.