The body : a guide for occupants
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Prince Rupert Library||612 Brys (Text)||33294002060606||Adult Non-Fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||2020-01-26|
- ISBN: 9780385685740
x, 450 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 25 cm
- Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario] : Doubleday Canada, .
- Copyright: ©2019.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Summary, etc.:||'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this new book is an instant classic. It will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again.|
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