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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (MP3 CD)

By Mary Roach, Shelly Frasier (Narrated by), Shelly Frasier (Read by)
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Description


For 2,000 years, cadavers-some willingly, some unwittingly-have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. In this fascinating, ennobling account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries and, in so doing, tells the engrossing story of our bodies when we are no longer with them.

About the Author


Mary Roach is the author of four previous books: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife, and Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. Her writing has appeared in Outside, Wired, National Geographic, and the New York Times Magazine, among others. She lives in Oakland, California.

In addition to narrating audiobooks, Shelly Frasier has appeared in many independent film and theater projects in Arizona and southern California, and she has developed character voices for animation projects and done voice-over work for commercials.

In addition to narrating audiobooks, Shelly Frasier has appeared in many independent film and theater projects in Arizona and southern California, and she has developed character voices for animation projects and done voice-over work for commercials.

Praise For…


"Not grisly but inspiring, this work considers the many valuable scientific uses of the body after death." ---Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781400150977
ISBN-10: 1400150973
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Publication Date: September 2003
Language: English