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Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers

Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers

Roach, Mary

Everything you ever wanted to know about what happens to bodies after they die. In this exploration into the macabre, Mary Roach tells a story that reaches from medieval pharmacies, stories of 19th century body snatching, to the present-day Body Farms, and conferences on human composting

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2004

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Statement of responsibility: Mary Roach
ISBN: 0141007451, 9780141007458
Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303).
Note: Originally published: New York: W.W. Norton; London: Viking, 2003.
Physical Description: 303 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Dead.; Human dissection.; Body, Human.