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The Body

Bryson Bill

9780552779906

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Price: $22.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780552779906
Published: May 2020

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER- SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE INVESTMENT PRIZE 2020_______'A directory of wonders.' - The Guardian'Jaw-dropping.' - The Times'Classic, wry, gleeful Bryson...an entertaining and absolutely fact-rammed book.' - The Sunday Times'It is a feat of narrative skill to bake so many facts into an entertaining and nutritious book.' - The Daily Telegraph_______'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body- A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this new book is an instant classic. It will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again.'What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous, and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9780552779906
Published: May 2020

Number of pages: 544
Width: 127 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 127 mm

Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd

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