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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers - Mary Roach, Shelly Frasier
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9781400130979 (1400130972)
Publisher: Tantor Media
Minutes: 7
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Stiff / Mary Roach
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 goo...
JLee22 rated it
4.5 Stiff
Listened to the audiobook version. The book itself: do not listen or read it on a full stomach. Do not listen or read it when you are about to eat. Just... do not. There were times when some of the details had me staring in horror at my audio device. A few times I felt my stomach turn. It is like ...
Tea, Cats, and Books
Tea, Cats, and Books rated it
4.0 More reasons to love dead people...wait, that came out wrong...
Okay, this book might weird some people out, but for those like me who are into science and biology and anatomy and the like, it's a very interesting read! Mary Roach explores the many different places human cadavers can find themselves once they've left the world of the living. Many of them I wa...
Blood Rose Books
Blood Rose Books rated it
4.5 Mary Roach: Stiff - The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
I was drawn to this book for a few reasons. Firstly, if I could do university all over again I would work to becoming a forensic anthropologist which is career that I find extremely fascinating. Secondly, my grandpa passed away in 2013 and he elected to donate his body to science and recently we jus...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it
A look at what happens to human bodies after we die. It was interesting, but for me it bore almost no resemblance to my personal experience or belief system. My major experience of death had nothing to do with either the funeral home industry or the other scenarios Roach lays out. It was gentle; rel...
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