The Wisdom of the Body
Dr. Sherwin Nuland offers a mesmerizing portrait of the tumultuous universe within the human body--the turbulence of chemistry, the seeming chaos of tissue, the volatile responsiveness of cells. And he shows how, amazingly, the stability of health rides on these tempests. But the real secret of the species' survival lies in how it has transcended mere survival. This journey is the central story of this work--how people have developed the singular quality that makes each of them unique, the human spirit. Simultaneous release from Knopf. 2 cassettes.
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THE WISDOM OF THE BODYUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From the author of the National Book Awardwinning How We Die (1994), another eloquent, thought-provoking dissertation, this time on what we are. Having clarified the mysterious process of dying in his ... Read full review
The wisdom of the bodyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this engrossing book, Nuland, author of the prize-winning How We Die, has turned his medical knowledge to the wonder of life. He offers a lucid anatomical and physiological tour of the human body ... Read full review