The body: a guide for occupants
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Published:
[New York] : Random House Large Print, 2019.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
x, 703 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of platees : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status:
3 copies, 6 people are on the wait list.
Description
A New York Times Bestseller "Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." -- The Washington Post 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 addictive 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.
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Hamden/Miller New Adult Large Print
LP/612/BRY
Due Dec 26, 2019
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New 612 Bryson [Large Type]
In Process
Woodbridge Adult Large Type Non-Fiction
LT 612/BRY (NEW)
Due Jan 2, 2020
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780593106297, 0593106296

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 633-651) and index.
Description
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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Bryson, B. (2019). The body: a guide for occupants. Large print edition. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. 2019. The Body: A Guide for Occupants. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill, The Body: A Guide for Occupants. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. The Body: A Guide for Occupants. Large print edition. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2019. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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