Grunt : the curious science of humans at war / Mary Roach.
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|Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library||355 ROACH (Text)||9780393354379S||On Order||On order||-|
- ISBN: 9780393354379 : PAP
- ISBN: 0393354377 : PAP
- Physical Description: 285 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285).
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Second skin: what to wear to war -- Boom box: automotive safety for people who drive on bombs -- Fighting by ear: the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt: the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnageunder fire: how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets: the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs: diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox: flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek: a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum: how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling: when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under: a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen: how the dead help the living stay that way.
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