"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...
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Language||Availability|
|2005||1st ed.||W.W. Norton and Co||311 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.||English|| |
Donelson - Adult Non-Fiction
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Green Hills - Adult Non-Fiction
The best-selling author of ?Stiff ?and ?Bonk? trains her considerable wit and curiosity on the human soul."What happens when we die? Does the light just go out and that's that—the million-year nap? Or will some part of my personality, my me-ness persist? What will that feel like? What will I do all day? Is there a place to plug in my lap-top?" In an attempt to find out, Mary Roach brings her tireless curiosity to bear on an...