Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers

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For 2,000 years, cadavers-some willingly, some unwittingly-have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating, ennobling account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and, in so doing, tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.
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9780393324822
9780393069198
9780393050936
9781400120970
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 9.4, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
1230L
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subject_facet Dead, Human dissection, Human experimentation in medicine
title_display Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers
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title_sub the curious lives of human cadavers
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