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Science  03 Aug 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5531, pp. 810
DOI: 10.1126/science.1061348

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Chance in the House of Fate A Natural History of Heredity. Jennifer Ackerman. Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2001. 268 pp. $25. ISBN 0-618-08287-5.

Ackerman applies her skills at nature writing to a consideration of heredity that is focused on the microscopic world of molecular biology.