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Author Roach, Mary.

Title Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton & Co., c2003.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  611 Roach    ---  DUE 05-16-22
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 611 Roa    ---  Available
Description 303 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In: Library Journal 03/01/2003
Publisher's Weekly 02/24/2003
Booklist 03/15/2003; 02/01/2003
SciTech Book News 12/2003
Voice of Youth Advocate 02/2004
SLJ Dec. 2003
Kirkus 02/01/2003
Summary Examines what is done with dead bodies and for what purposes and includes discussions on the army testing the effects of new rifles on cadavers, experiments with guillotines, and how dead people were the first to ride NASA space shuttles.
Audience YA-Adult
YA.5
Subject Human experimentation in medicine.
Death.
Human dissection.
Human anatomy.
ISBN 0393050939

 
    
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