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Barbara McClintock: Alone in Her Field (Science Superstars)
Publisher: W H Freeman & Co (Sd)
Publication Date: 1994-08
Number of pages: 64
What's it like to make an amazing discovery - and then have nobody believe it? Barbara McClintock knew. In the 1940s, she unlocked some of the deepest secrets about genes and DNA. Yet it took nearly 20 years for her work to be accepted. This book examines her life, from childhood on.