The body : a guide for occupants
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Doubleday, 2019.
Status
Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction
612 Bry
1 available

Description

Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

Copies

LocationCall NumberStatus
Overton High - Teen Non-Fiction612 BryOn Shelf
LocationCall NumberStatus
Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction612 B9166bChecked Out
Bellevue - Adult Non-Fiction612 B9166bOn Shelf
Donelson - Adult Non-Fiction612 B9166bChecked Out
East - Adult Non-Fiction612 B9166bOn Shelf
Edgehill - Adult Non-Fiction612 B9166bChecked Out
Show All Copies

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Other Editions and Formats

More Details

Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
x, 450 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language
English

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
"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"--,Provided by publisher.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, B. (2019). The body: a guide for occupants (First edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. 2019. The Body: A Guide for Occupants. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. The Body: A Guide for Occupants New York: Doubleday, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. The Body: A Guide for Occupants First edition., Doubleday, 2019.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.