> Thanks to all who suggested role models for my students.
> Now can anybody suggest some modern fiction about science
> which presents an alternative to the 'heroic science' model
> used in 'Arrowsmith?'
Carl Djerassi's novels might be good. Although a couple of his books do
present the "great scientist who knows all", they are the most realistic
portrayal of modern science that I've ever read, and he has a very
strong opinion on the way women in science are treated.
kwheless at rockland.nethttp://members.dencity.com/regencyread/