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The Body

A Guide for Occupants

The Body( )
Author: Bryson, Bill
ISBN:978-0-593-10629-7
Publication Date:Oct 2019
Publisher:Diversified Publishing
Imprint:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

From the author of the science classic A Short History of Nearly Everything, and one of the bestselling and most beloved nonfiction writers in the English language, a tour de force excursion in and around the human body -- how it works in all of its glorious complexity and how it inevitably fails to do so. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to...
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Book Details
Pages:736
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.08 x 9.17 x 1.23 Inches
Book Weight:1.488 Pounds
Author Biography
Bryson, Bill (Author)
Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 1951. In 1973, he went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles.

He moved back to the United States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, was published in 1989. His other books include I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Walk About, and Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, the Genius of the Royal Society. A Walk in the Woods was adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.

Bryson's titles, The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain, Notes from a Small Island and Neither Here Nor There made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.

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