Item description for The Cloning Dialogue by Richard Treanor...
"The Cloning Dialgue" is a novel: part mystery, part history, part future, a surprise ending. Dr. Lin is a microbiologist,doing embryonic stem cell research and therapeutic cloning. In spite of opposition from religious fundamentalists, the Pope, the Republican President and others, Dr. Lin cures former soccer star Pedro Gonzales, a quadraplegic, through stem cell therapy. Dr. Lin wins the Nobel prize for finding a cure for diabetes. The novel explores arguments on all sides of current controversial stem cell issues. Three and possibly four or more homicides occur; there's a surprise ending. The novel is written in a humorous, popular style designed to educate the public. If we don't think about these issues, someone else will do the thinking for us.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 6, 2005
Publisher Outskirts Press
ISBN 1932672583 ISBN13 9781932672589
Availability 126 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 27, 2017 04:42.
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The Cloning Dialogue Feb 16, 2005
Mr. Treanor's book provides thre reader with a thorough understanding of the cloning and stem cell debate. He raises the issue above the political arena, although one must understand the political and religious implications. The story line tends to get lost in the translation but is helped by the authors dry humour as any occasional Methodist could tell you. The passion, the possibilities and the pitfalls of cloning come out in his characters. This book makes you think. It is a wake up call. Decisions will have to be made. We should be a part of it. This is a good read on a timely subject.