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The body : a guide for occupants

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First edition.

"Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual foreverybody. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (yourbody made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular. As Bill Bryson writes, "We pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted." The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable facts and information"--

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  • 3 of 5 copies available at OWWL.

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2 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Bloomfield Public Library 612 Bryson (Text)
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52133300137318
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Honeoye Public Library 612 (Text)
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52120300378125
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Naples Library 612 BRYSON (Text)
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52124300377285
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This copy is new and can only be picked up at this library.
Ontario Public Library 612 BRY (Text)
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52126300772654
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Victor Farmington Library 612 BRY (Text)
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52128300905508
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