The Cartoon Guide to Genetics - updated edition

Larry Gonick and Mark Wheelis
Harper Perennial
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ISBN 0-06-273099-1 Cost $15
This is a fun book that can be read by someone not familiar with the field, although the science is superb. Mark Wheelis teaches microbiology at UC Davis where he is considered one of the best teachers on campus. Highly recommended.


Reviewed by: 
Jim DeKloe

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