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Stiff

The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

by Mary Roach

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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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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 17, 2004

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  • ISBN: 9780393069198
  • File size: 660 KB
  • Release date: May 17, 2004

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  • ISBN: 9780393069198
  • File size: 660 KB
  • Release date: May 17, 2004


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English

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Lexile® Measure: 1230

"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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