The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER - Bill Bryson - Bøger - Transworld Publishers Ltd - 9780552779906 - July 23, 2020

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER

Bill Bryson

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The Body: A Guide for Occupants - THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER


Shortlisted for the Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize 2020! `We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up. A wonderful successor to A Short History of Nearly Everything, this book will have you marvelling at the form you occupy, and celebrating the genius of your existence, time and time again. `What I learned is that we are infinitely more complex and wondrous, and often more mysterious, than I had ever suspected. There really is no story more amazing than the story of us.' Bill Bryson.

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544 pages

Media Books     Paperback Book   (Book with soft cover and glued back)
Edition 1st edition
Released Storbritannien, July 23, 2020
ISBN13 9780552779906
Publishers Transworld Publishers Ltd
Genre Fiction
Pages 544
Dimensions 127 × 198 × 39 mm
Weight 398 g
Language English