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The woman who walked into the sea : Huntington's and the making of a genetic disease / Alice Wexler.
- Wexler, Alice, 1942-
- , ©2008
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New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, , ©2008.
xxiv, 253 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
The death of Phebe Hedges -- The social course of St. Vitus's dance -- Inventing hereditary chorea -- Chorea and the clinical gaze -- The eyes of Elizabeth B. Muncey, M.D. -- Myths of origins and endings.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-241) and index.