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The body : a guide for occupants / Bill Bryson.

Bryson, Bill, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

2 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland LP 612 B916 (Text) 76383000472204 Adult New Shelf, LP NF Checked out 11/25/2019
Peabody PL - Columbia City LARGE PRINT NON-FICTION 612 BRYSON (Text) 30403002384089 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 11/27/2019
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial LP 612 BRYSON (Text) 33946003572117 New Large Print . 2nd Floor Checked out 11/20/2019

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.

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