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Death: A Survival Guide - 100 Ways We Die and How to Avoid Them

3.75  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Quercus (first published January 1st 2011)
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Birgit
Dec 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Death is no laughing matter. Then again, maybe it is. Death: A Survival Guide by Dr. Sarah Brewer had me chuckling from page one, which might be a bit strange considering the serious topic. Let's face it, death is one of life's certainties, and should not be taken lightly, especially seeing how, despite increased medical advances, the global death rate remains at 100%. While unavoidable, the interesting question would be how death gets you, but this is far from being predictable.
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Jan 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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I discovered this book while textbook shopping with my fiancé this morning and I've literally spent the whole day alternating between reading bits out loud to him and cackling like a demented hyena. Seriously, the author (a doctor doctor, as in a medical one, so presumably she knows what she's talking about :P) is HILARIOUS, but in that sneaky way where you're expecting a whole bunch of terrifying and disgusting facts and what you get is just - funny. Anyway, I also learned a lot. Apparently onl ...more
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