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The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA by Jeff Wheelwright

A breast-cancer gene is the thread weaving together the history of Sephardic Jews, the Spanish Inquisition and the 1999 death of a Colorado woman.

Norton, 2012, 260 p., $26.95

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