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The lost art of sleep

Author: Michael McGirr
Publisher: Picador : Pan Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this warm, witty and engaging book, McGirr muses on the many benefits of sleep; mourns its demise; explains aspects of its strange personality; observes what the brain really gets up to in the small hours, and makes acquaintance with some of the great sleepers and wakers of history.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael McGirr
ISBN: 9780330424912 0330424912
OCLC Number: 319522241
Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael McGirr.

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In this warm, witty and engaging book, McGirr muses on the many benefits of sleep; mourns its demise; explains aspects of its strange personality; observes what the brain really gets up to in the small hours, and makes acquaintance with some of the great sleepers and wakers of history.

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