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Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus

Tales of Parasites, People, and Politics

by Robert S. Desowitz

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7454084M
ISBN 100393325466
ISBN 109780393325461
OCLC/WorldCa56355722

The bodysnatchers are ultimately defeated through the efforts of indomitable spirits like the protagonist Miles Bennell. The pod-creatures flee when they realize that human beings will fight, even against hopeless odds, rather than surrender their individuality and that distinct quality of human life: the ability to feel passion and care intensely.   Book review Full text access Federal bodysnatchers and the New Guinea virus: Robert S. Desowitz. New York and London: W. W. Norton & Co., x + pp. Price £

Similar books and articles Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: Parasites, People, and Politics. [REVIEW] Marianne Fedunkiw - - Isis Author: John-Michael Kuczynski. The Body Snatchers is a science fiction novel by American writer Jack Finney, originally serialized in Colliers Magazine in , which describes real-life Mill Valley, California (called in the original film by the fictional name of "Santa Mira") being invaded by seeds that have drifted to Earth from space. The seeds, grown from plantlike pods, replace sleeping people with perfect Author: Jack Finney.

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Federal Bodysnatchers and the New Guinea Virus: Tales of People, Parasites, and Politics by Robert S. Desowitz was originally published in The title refers to a legal case involving the patenting of a virus based on genetic information obtained from the Hagahai people of New Guinea/5.

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