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The code breaker : Jennifer Doudna, gene editing, and the future of the human race / Walter Isaacson.

Isaacson, Walter, (author.). Mazur, Kathe, (narrator.). Read by Käthe Mazur. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 576.5 ISA (Text) 33500013366117 Main Checked out 04/22/2021
Moorhead Public Library CD TALKING BOOK 576.5 ISA (Text) 33500013366125 Main On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781797117041
  • ISBN: 1797117041
  • Physical Description: 13 audio discs (approximately 16 hr., 4 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Audioworks, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Käthe Mazur.
Summary, etc.:
A portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning scientist explores the impact of James Watson's "The Double Helix" on her career and how her team's invention of CRISPR technology enabled revolutionary DNA-editing approaches to fighting disease, as well as curing diseases, fending off viruses, and enhancing our children.
Author Notes

Walter Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chair of CNN, and editor of Time. He is the author of Leonardo da Vinci; The Innovators; Steve Jobs; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Visit him at

Subject: Doudna, Jennifer A.
Biochemists > United States > Biography.
Women biochemists > United States > Biography.
Nobel Prize winners > Biography.
Women scientists > United States > Biography.
Watson, James D., 1928-
CRISPR (Genetics)
Gene editing.
Gene editing > Moral and ethical aspects.
Academic-industrial collaboration.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Science & Technology.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General.
Doudna, Jennifer A.
CRISPR (Genetics)
Gene editing.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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