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Peter Medawar

Biologist, Zoologist (28-Feb-1915 — 2-Oct-1987)


Jean Medawar. A Very Decided Preference: Life with Peter Medawar. New York: W. W. Norton. 1990. 256pp.

Peter Medawar. Memoirs of a Thinking Radish: An Autobiography. Oxford University Press. 1986. 209pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.502)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.469)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.996)

  8. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.545-49)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.338)

  10. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.326)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.140)

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