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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Brilliantly funny!

7 years, 5 months ago at Oct 25 21:46
The subtitle of this book is The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers. That could almost say enough right there. XD It's the exploration of the various uses for human cadavers, such as testing rifles or new surgical techniques - along with countless other more interesting uses. Cadavers are a morbid subject but Mary handles it with both dignity and a sense of humour. If you're a fan of shows like CSI -... read more
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Manufacturer: Penguin
Release date: 1 July 2004
ISBN-10 : 0141007451 | ISBN-13: 9780141007458
Death (2), Medical (1), Non-fiction (1), Science (1), Surgery (1), Debut (1)
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""We are biology. We are reminded of this at the beginning and the end, at birth and death. In between we do what we can to forget." p. 84"


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Vikster posted a review 7 years, 5 months ago

Brilliantly funny!

“The subtitle of this book is The Curious Lives Of Human Cadavers. That could almost say enough right there. XD It's the exploration of the various uses for human cadavers, such as testing rifles or new surgical techniques - along with countless other more interesting uses. Cadavers are a morbid subject but Mary handles it with both dignity and a sense of humour. If you're a fan of shows like CSI - this is a must-read.” read more