Stiff : the curious lives of human cadavers / Mary Roach.
- ISBN: 0393324826 (pbk)
- ISBN: 0393050939 (hc : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2003.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| A head is a terrible thing to waste : practicing surgery on the dead -- Crimes of anatomy : body-snatching and other sordid tales from the dawn of human dissection -- Life after death : on human decay and what can be done about it -- Dead man driving : human crash test dummies and the ghastly, necessary science of impact tolerance -- Beyond the black box : when the bodies of the passengers must tell the story of the crash --The cadaver that joined the army : the sticky ethics of bullets and bombs -- Holy cadaver : the crucifixion experiments -- How to know if your'e dead : beating-heart cadavers, live burial, and the scientific search for the soul -- Just a head : decapitation, reanimation, and the human head transplant -- Eat me : medicinal cannibalism and the case of the human dumplings -- Out of the fire, into thecompost bin : and other new ways to end up -- Remains of the author : will she or won't she?.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Collection||Status||Due Date|
|Wilmington Memorial Library||Teen 611 Roach (Text)||Young Adult/Teen Non-Fiction||Checked out||08/13/2015|
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