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Book Reviews

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Book Review


Numerical Recipes in Fortran: The Art of Scientific Computing, 2d edition, by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling, and Brian P. Flannery. New York: Cambridge University Press 1992 963 pp. $49.95 (cloth). Numerical Recipes Example Book (Fortran), 2d edition, by William T. Vetterling, Saul A. Teukolsky, William H. Press, and Brian P. Flannery. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992. 245 pp. $29.95 (paper). Reviewed by Lyle W. Konigsberg (University of Tennessee)

Basic and Clinical Biostatistics, by Beth Dawson-Saunders and Robert G. Trapp. Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange, 1990. 329 pp. $29.95 (paper). Statistical First Aid, by Robert P. Hirsch and Richard K. Riegelman. Boston, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992. 409 pp. $29.95 (paper). Reviewed by Lisa Sattenspiel (University of Missouri)

The Evolution of Life Histories, by Stephen C. Steams. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. 249 pp. 29.95 (paper). The Evolution of Life Histories: Theory and Analysis, by Derek A. Roff. New York: Chapman & Hall, 1992. 535 pp. 35.00 (paper). Reviewed by Alan R. Rogers (University of UItah)

Craniofacial Variation in Pacific Populations, edited by Tasman Brown and Stephen Molnar. Adelaide, Australia: Gillingham Printers, 1992. 151 pp. $23.95 (paper). Reviewed by Luci Ann P. Kohn (Washington University)

Sickle Cell Disease, 2d edition, by Graham R. Serjeant. New York: Oxford Medical Publications, 1992. 631 pp. $125.00 (cloth), $59.00 (paper). Reviewed by Lorena Madrigal (University of South Florida)

Protocols in Human Molecular Genetics: Methods in Molecular Biology, v. 9, edited by Christopher G. Mathew. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1991. 461 pp. $69.50 (paper). Reviewed by Eric J. Devor (University of Iowa College of Medicine)