|Item type||Location||Collection||Call number||Status||Date due|
CASTLETON FREE LIBRARYNew Materials Shelf
|Non-Fiction - Adult||612 BRY||Checked out||03/30/2020|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 416-424) and index.
How to build a human -- The outside : skin and hair -- Microbial you -- The brain -- The head -- Down the hatch : the mouth and throat -- The heart and blood -- The chemistry department -- In the dissecting room : the skeleton -- On the move : bipedalism and exercise -- Equilibrium -- The immune system -- Deep breath : the lungs and breathing -- Food, glorious food -- The guts -- Sleep -- Into the nether regions -- In the beginning : conception and birth -- Nerves and pain -- When things go wrong : diseases -- When things go very wrong : cancer -- Medicine good and bad -- The end.
"[A] head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body ... 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"--Provided by publisher.