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Stiff

The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff( 3 customer ratings | )
Author: Roach, Mary
ISBN:978-0-393-05093-6
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."--Entertainment Weekly

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Ethics
Social Science / Death & Dying
Medical / Forensic Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.8 x 8.6 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds
Author Biography
Roach, Mary (Author)
Mary Roach was born and raised in Etna, New Hampshire. She has a BA degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. She spent a few years as a free-lance copy editor before she landed a job at the San Francisco Zoological Society turning out press releases. She then moved on to write humor pieces for such periodicals as The New York Times Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle and Sports Illustrated. Her article "How to Win at Germ Warfare" was a National Magazine Award Finalist, in 1995. In 1996, her article on earthquake-proof bamboo houses took the Engineering Journalism Award. She published several books such as Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (2003) and Packing for Mars (2010).

Mary's title Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, made the New York Times Bestseller list in 2016.

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