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Princeton Area Library Lg.Print 612 B 32050008577386 Large Print Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780593106297 : PAP
  • ISBN: 0593106296 : PAP
  • Physical Description: large print
    x, 703 pages (large print), 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Random House Large Print, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 633-651) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: How to build a human -- The outside: skin and hair -- Microbial you -- The brain -- The head -- Down the hatch: the mouth and throat -- The heart and blood -- The chemistry department -- In the dissecting room: the skeleton -- On the move: bipedalism and exercise -- Equilibrium -- The immune system -- Deep breath: the lungs and breathing -- Food, glorious food -- The guts -- Sleep -- Into the nether regions -- In the beginning: conception and birth -- Nerves and pain -- When things go wrong: diseases -- When things go very wrong: cancer -- Medicine good and bad -- The end.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Large type books
Human physiology
Human anatomy
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