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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
by Mary Roach

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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach Overview

Stiff 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 ou Stiff 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.

Mary Roach

About Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Description

Mary Roach is the author of the New York Times bestsellers STIFF: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers; GULP: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, PACKING FOR MARS: The Curious Science of Life in the Void; and BONK: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex. Her most recent book, GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War, is out in June 2016. Mary has written for National Geographic, Wired, Discover

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Original Title Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers ISBN 0393324826 (ISBN13: 9780393324822 ) Edition Language English Literary Awards Guardian First Book Award Nominee for Also Commended (2003), ALA Alex Award (2004), Lincoln Award Nominee (2006) (47)