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The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Random House: 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 33449

ISBN: 0679411003

Condition: As New


At least five scientists have been proclaimed "the father of the Pill." We learn here that the credit for its conception belongs to two women who "stand by themselves as the indisputable mothers of the Pill." One of them, Margaret Sanger, was already famous - to many, notorious. The other, Katharine McCormick, didn't even rate an obituary in the nation's leading newspapers. Here is a spellbinding tale of visions and blindness, testing and trials, setbacks and triumphs; of quirky scientists who turned to deciphering nature, and drug companies who turned away.... xvii, 411 pages ... View more info

The Pill: A Biography of the Drug That Changed the World

By: ASBELL, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., Random House Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 34709

ISBN: 0679411003

Condition: Fine


'First full-scale narrative account of 'the pill' that changed countless people's lives'. 411pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound, tight binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 778g. View more info