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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers - Mary Roach
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B000SEIV9K
Pages no: 303
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
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 ...
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
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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...
Lindsay's Book Log
Lindsay's Book Log rated it
3.5 Stiff
I found this book really interesting but also a bit to irreverent for my tastes. Which speaking of taste, this book uses a fair amount of food analogies and phrases that are food based which is not something I really want to think about when also thinking about dead people. But that's just me.
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