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The body [large print] : a guide for occupants / Bill Bryson.

Bryson, Bill, (author.).

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  • 13 of 18 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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1 current hold with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hudson (Fontana) LP 612 BRY (Text) 39493109911646 Adult Large Print Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593106297
  • ISBN: 0593106296
  • ISBN: 9781635467581
  • Physical Description: x, 703 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 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.
Genre: Large type books.

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