Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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W.W. Norton & Company, 2003 - Medical - 303 pages
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A compelling look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, the testing of the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, space exploration, a Tennessee human decay research facility, and a Scandinavian funeral directors' conference on human composting. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.

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User Review  - Sarah Spry - Goodreads

The first few chapters were really engaging, and delightfully morbid! However, two-thirds in she seemed to either have lost steam, or run out of material. Read full review

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

I decided to read this one after seeing it on the series Six Feet Under. It's a good read for those in the medical or mortuary field, or for science geeks who like to learn new things outside their ... Read full review

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