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How We Live

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How We Live by Sherwin B. Nuland
  • Paperback $18.00

    May 26, 1998 | 432 Pages

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Praise

“An anatomy of human life, vividly illustrated…. Awe-inspiring [and] sublimely uplifting.” —Time
 
“Memorable…. A unique and worthy addition to the medical classics.” —Boston Globe
 
“Dramatic, lyrical.… The book is part medical thriller…. And part profession of faith in the beauty of human biology.”—Wall Street Journal

Table Of Contents

Note to the Vintage Edition

1. The Will to Live
2. The Constant Sea Within Maintains the Constancy Within
3. Of Nymphs, Lymph, and Courage in the Face of Cancer
4. Sympathy and the Nervous System
5. The Fundamental Unit of Life: The Cell
6. Biology, Destiny, and Free Will
7. The Act of Love
8. A Child is Born
9. The Heart of the Matter
10. The Blood Is Life
11. A Voyage Through the Gut
12. Mining the Mind: The Brain and Human Nature

Epilogue

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