Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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9780393324822
9780393069198
9781400120970
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"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."—Entertainment WeeklyStiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers—some willingly, some unwittingly—have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.

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subject_facet Book club kit, Dead, Human dissection, Human experimentation in medicine
title_display Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers
title_full Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach, Stiff The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
title_short Stiff :
title_sub The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
topic_facet Dead, Human dissection, Human experimentation in medicine, Language Arts, Medical, Nonfiction, Science