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The body : a guide for occupants

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  • Running Time: 14:04 hrs
    Narrator: Bill Bryson
    Publisher:
    Books on Tape, 2019
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Author: Bryson, Bill
    Contributor: Books on Tape, Inc.
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2019
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    Copyrighted
    2019
    Summary:

    Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody. 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. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular. As Bill Bryson writes, "We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted." The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable facts and information.

    Genre: Humour, Science
    Subject(s): HUMOR / General | Humor
    Original Publisher: New York, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Books on Tape, [Distributed by] RBdigital
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9780147526946