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 Vintage, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099767619