The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA is an autobiographical account of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA written by James D. Watson and published in 1968. It has earned both critical and public praise, along with continuing controversy about credit for the Nobel award and attitudes towards female scientists at the time of the discovery.

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The Double Helix
First US edition
AuthorJames Watson
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectHistory of science
GenreAutobiography
Published1968
PublisherAtheneum Press (US), Weidenfeld & Nicolson (UK)
Media typeBook
Pages226
ISBN0-451-03770-7
OCLC439345
574.87/3282
LC ClassQU58W339d 1968
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