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The body : a guide for occupants / Bill Bryson.

Bryson, Bill, (author.).
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  • 10 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville LP 612 BRY (Text) 76895000320590 1st Floor New Books Available -
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Peabody PL - Columbia City LARGE PRINT NON-FICTION 612 BRYSON (Text) 30403002384089 Adult - Non-Fiction Large Print Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. 612 Bryson (Text) 31208912049626 large print Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP 612 BRY (Text) 78731000513172 New NF Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593106297
  • ISBN: 0593106296
  • Physical Description: x, 703 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [633]-651) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
How to build a human -- The outside : skin and hair -- Microbial you -- The brain -- The head -- Down the hatch : the mouth and throat -- The heart and blood -- The chemistry department -- In the dissecting room : the skeleton -- On the move : bipedalism and exercise -- Equilibrium -- The immune system -- Deep breath : the lungs and breathing -- Food, glorious food -- The guts -- Sleep -- Into the nether regions -- In the beginning : conception and birth -- Nerves and pain -- When things go wrong : diseases -- When things go very wrong : cancer -- Medicine good and bad -- The end.
Summary, etc.:
Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail.
Subject: Human physiology.
Human anatomy.
Large type books.
Genre: Large type books.

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