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Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers
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Published:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 2003.
Physical Desc:
303 pages : ill. ; 22 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 9.4 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
1230L
Rating:
1230
Status:
Description
A look inside the world of forensics examines the use of human cadavers in a wide range of endeavors, including research into new surgical procedures, space exploration, and a Tennessee human decay research facility.
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Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780393324822 :, 0393324826 :, 0393050939 :
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 9.4, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
1230

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-303).
Target Audience
1230,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,9.4,16.0,77823.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Roach, M. (2003). Stiff: the curious lives of human cadavers. New York, W.W. Norton & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary. 2003. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. New York, W.W. Norton & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary, Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. New York, W.W. Norton & Co, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Roach, Mary. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers. New York, W.W. Norton & Co, 2003.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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