Aims to help those of us whose familiarity with our own bodies is surprisingly sketchy. Where is your spleen and what does it do? What is the thyroid? Nuland answers such questions as these, explaining the basic "equipment" and outlining the body's strategies for its own survival.
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The companion volume to HOW WE DIE, the international bestseller: but a book about life and how it works, instead of death. (1996-12-31)
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR004101242
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001181602
Book Description Vinyage, London, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Moderate reading wear. Very clean interior. Bookseller Inventory # 0237744
Book Description Vintage, London, 1998. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. First Trade Paperback. xxiv, 395pp, index,glossary, diagrams. Or card covers. Minor wear to covers, pages foxed/toned. Explains how the human bodies cells and systems work, and they organize themselves to protect our wellbeing. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 024460