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Quackery : a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything / Lydia Kang, MD with Nate Pedersen.

Kang, Lydia, (author.). Pedersen, Nate, (author.).
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  • 10 of 16 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 16 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria 615.856 KAN (Text) 37521530873365 AMPL Adult Nonfiction Checked out 09/05/2018
Butler PL - Butler 615.8 KAN (Text) 73174005034450 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 615.856 KANG (Text) 37500004458184 Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 615.856 KANG (Text) 39391006851990 Nonfiction Checked out 09/06/2018
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch CURIOSITIES Kang (Text) 37516002033334 AdultNF Curiosities Available -
Middletown Fall Creek Twp PL - Middletown 615.8 KAN (Text) 76331000131691 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 09/06/2018
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello 615.8 KANG (Text) 37743002241950 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 615.856 KAN (Text) 37323005324945 NONFIC Checked out 09/04/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 615.856 KAN (Text) 78551000533703 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 615.856 KANG (Text) 39231033347366 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761189817
  • ISBN: 0761189815
  • Physical Description: viii, 344 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2017]

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Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Packed with outlandish cures and outright scams, Quackery is a visually rich, humorously, macabre, smart, and lively journey into the dark side of medical history. Revisit a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants, when snorting skull moss was a cure for bloody nose, and when dieters took to ingesting sanitized tapeworms. From monkey glands to blood jam, Quackery shows us that when it comes to health, humans will believe literally anything."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Quacks and quackery > History.
Quacks and quackery > History > Humor.

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