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DeLillo, Don.

Summary: Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a billionaire in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis Martineau, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a remote and secret compound where death is exquisitely controlled and bodies are preserved until a future time when biomedical advances and new technologies can return them to a life of transcendent promise. We are born without...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC DEL

DeLillo, Don

Summary: "Jeff's father, Ross, a billionaire in his sixties with a younger wife, Artis, with failing health, is the primary investor in a secret, remote compound where death is controlled and bodies are preserved until biomedical and technological advances can return them to a life of promise causing all three to examine their views on life and death"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC DEL

Offit, Paul A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Four months into the coronavirus pandemic, as the death count surged, the FDA made a risky decision: it approved an anti-malarial drug as a treatment for coronavirus, despite limited data on its efficacy or side effects. A month later, the FDA withdrew its recommendation, but by then, the damage had been done. The drug was ineffective and sometimes even lethal. The mistake was hardly a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2021

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Feder, Ellen K.

Summary: "Putting the ethical tools of philosophy to work, Ellen K. Feder seeks to clarify how we should understand "the problem" of intersex. Adults often report that medical interventions they underwent as children to "correct" atypical sex anatomies caused them physical and psychological harm. Proposing a philosophical framework for the treatment of children with intersex conditions--one that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 FED

DeLillo, Don

Summary: The richest, wisest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don Delillo, one of the great American novelists of our time-- an ode to language, the heart of our humanity; a meditation on death and an embrace of life. Jeffrey Lockhart's father, Ross, is a George Soros-like billionaire now in his sixties, with a younger wife, Artis, whose health is failing. Ross is the primary investor in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Summary: The Nuclear Age-sprung upon the world with the atomic bomb-remains a bitter memory. How biotechnology, with its power to change life on Earth at the most fundamental level, will be viewed in the decades to come depends on decisions being made right now. This program confronts viewers with some of the ethical and moral implications of cloning, stem cell research, and animal testing. Commentary...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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