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Body of work : meditations on mortality from the human anatomy lab

Author: Christine Montross
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2008, ©2007.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Personal Narratives
Named Person: Christine Montross; Christine Montross; Christine Montross
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Montross
ISBN: 9780143113669 0143113666
OCLC Number: 183266838
Notes: "A revelatory memoir of the relationship between a cadaver named Eve and the first-year medical student who cut her open"--Back cover.
Description: 295 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: mystery --
Bone box --
First cut --
Breath and blood --
Anatomical precedence --
Origins of a corpse --
In pursuit of wonder --
The bodies of strangers --
Toll --
The discomfort of doctoring --
An unsteady balance --
Pelvis --
Dismantled --
Epilogue: good-bye.
Other Titles: Meditations on mortality from the human anatomy lab
Responsibility: Christine Montross.

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