The Mirror Danse website states that this is a 'new version' of this story.
yWritten in BloodChris Lawson,
Parramatta:MirrorDanse Books,2003Z10548772003selected work essay short story science fiction 'Pilgrims write their religion literally into their blood. The secret story of a young girl after her mother suicides. A scientist with Parkinson's disease discovers that some cures are worse than the disease ... Six stories about the human condition on the edge of biotechnology and neuroscience.
'Also included are a number of the author's essays. From a hillbilly's impression of the Columbia disaster, to an alternative periodic table, to the philosophy of science and a serious critique of creationism'. Source: publisher's website.Parramatta:MirrorDanse Books,2003