The Language of Genes

The Language of Genes

By Steve Jones; Gary Jones

Anchor Books, Paperback, 9780385474283, 272pp.

Publication Date: June 1995

Displaying a remarkable ability to illustrate complex ideas simply, geneticist Jones takes the reader on a fascinating tour of the world of human genetics, explaining how the field began, the role genes play in shaping who and what we are, and the effects that new genetic discoveries have had on the basic theories of evolution.

About the Author
Jones received BA and MA degrees in English and has taught high school for 13 years before becoming a writer. He writes mountain bike books.

Gwen Marston and Cathy Jones are vibrant quilters with flair for using the traditional to create the contemporary. Each moved by her, respective, grandmother to sew and quilt. Both make their homes in Michigan, but their work reveals influence from artists and quilters worldwide.