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Stiff by Mary Roach
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Jul 17, 2009

it was amazing
bookshelves: non-fiction, science, united-states, essays
Read in February, 2004

Very, very good, funny and well-written, but not for the squeamish. The separate chapters read like little essays, each on a different type of cadaver use or study: heads for plastic surgeons practicing face lifts, anatomy labs for would-be drs., car crash tests, bullet & landmine get the idea.

My favorite part of this book may be the totally off topic but often hilarious and fascinating footnotes.

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