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Title The wisdom of the body / Sherwin B. Nuland.
Imprint New York : Knopf ; Distributed by Random House, 1997.


 Main Stacks  QP38 .N894 1997    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxiv, 395 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Includes index.
Subject Human biology -- Popular works.
Human body -- Popular works.
Human physiology -- Popular works.
General Surgery -- Personal Narratives.
Biology -- Popular Works.
Physiology -- Popular Works.
Contents The will to live -- The constant sea within maintains the constancy within -- Of nymphs, lymph, and courage in the face of cancer -- Sympathy and the nervous system -- The fundamental unit of life: the cell -- Biology, destiny, and free will -- The act of love -- A child is born -- The heart of the matter -- The blood is the life -- A voyage through the gut -- Mining the mind: the brain and human nature.