Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (Paperback)

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Paperback 304 Pages / Published: 01/07/2004
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What happens to your body after you have died? Fertilizer? Crash Test Dummy? Human Dumpling? Ballistics Practise?

Life after death is not as simple as it looks. Mary Roach's Stiff lifts the lid off what happens to our bodies once we have died. Bold, original and with a delightful eye for detail, Roach tells us everything we wanted to know about this new frontier in medical science.

Interweaving present-day explorations with a history of past attempts to study what it means to be human Stiff is a deliciously dark investigations for readers of popular science as well as fans of the macabre

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141007458
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 224 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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“The life of after life”

Ever wondered what happens to our bodies after we die? If so, then this book is for you. Roach tackles the adventures of cadavers destined for donation with care and consideration, but is not one to shy away from the... More

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“Stiff”

This is not a book for either the faint of heart or those that are easily offended by references to death, bodies (or the parts thereof) or by the more relaxed approaches to the hereafter. Roach takes the reader... More

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“Hit and miss!”

The book is written from a journalist perspective and is more inquisitive! I preferred ‘all that remains’ ! All in all a good read but there are better cadaver books out there

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