Book Description

Through These Veins by Anne Marie Ruff

The Indie Book of the Day for 17th of July 2012!

Genre: Thriller, Medical

In the coffee-growing highlands of Ethiopia, an Italian scientist on a plant collecting expedition discovers a local medicine man dispensing an apparent cure for AIDS. As the medicine man’s teenage daughter reveals the plants behind the cure, their lives become irrevocably intertwined. Through These Veins weaves together the dramatically different worlds of traditional healing, U.S. government funded AIDS research, and the pharmaceutical industry in an intensely personal, fast-paced tale of scientific intrigue and love, with both devastating and hopeful effect.

View HIV/AIDS from an unexpected perspective, and help conserve the possibility of a cure in the process.

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Book Insight

  • File Size: 313 KB
  • Print Length: 252 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0983249806
  • Publisher: Anne Marie Ruff; 1 edition (March 14, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004S7EXD6
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled

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Anne Marie Ruff has reported on AIDS research, drug development, biodiversity conservation, and agriculture from Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa. Her work has been broadcast by National Public Radio, Public Radio International, the British Broadcasting Corporation, and PBS TV. Her articles have appeared in Time, Christian Science Monitor, and Saveur among other publications. A Minnesota native, Ms. Ruff lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their two sons. Through These Veins is her first novel.

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