The body : a guide for occupants
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New York : Doubleday, 2019.
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First United States edition.
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x, 450 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
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Adult Nonfiction (3rd floor)NF 612 BRYSON 2019Checked OutFebruary 14, 2023
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 416-424) and index.
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"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.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

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

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