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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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Stiff by Mary Roach

10 years ago at Nov 27 8:18
And you thought death was boring!

What do you want to do with your death? Who knew we would still have such a wide variety of career choices? In Stiff, Mary Roach educates us on all the possibilities.

Interested in having plastic surgery? It costs the cadaver nothing!

Ever wanted to be a car crash test dummy? It’s not too late!

Join la... read more
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Description: "One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."―Entertainment WeeklyStiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers―some willingly, some unwittingly―have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them. ... (more)
Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company
Release date: 17 May 2004
ISBN-10 : 0393324826 | ISBN-13: 9780393324822
Tags: Corpse (2), Medical (2), Non-fiction (2), Death (2), Mary Roach (1), Plastic Surgery (1), Cremation (1), Autopsy (1), Absolutely Vital (1), Burial (1), Cadaver (1), Vivisection (1), Swap Shelf (1), TSP (1), Cadavers (1), Anatomy (1), Safety Testing (1), Biology (1), Eperimentation (1), Nonfiction (1)
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