The Body: A Guide for Occupants

By: Bill Bryson

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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 for everybody.

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 (your body 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.

Title: The Body: A Guide for Occupants

Author Name: Bill Bryson

Categories: New Release: Nonfiction,

Publisher: Doubleday: October 2019

ISBN Number: 0385539304

ISBN Number 13: 9780385539302

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New - New

Seller ID: 259267