Gulp : adventures on the alimentary canal /

Few of us realize what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal. In her trademark style, Mary Roach investigates the beginning, and end, of our food, addressing such questions as why crunchy food is so appealing, how much we can eat before our stomachs burst, and whether co...

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Author / Creator:Roach, Mary.
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : W.W. Norton, c2013.
Description:348 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Language:English
Subject:Digestive organs -- Popular works.
Alimentary canal -- Popular works.
Gastrointestinal system -- Popular works.
Alimentary canal.
Digestive organs.
Gastrointestinal system.
Popular works.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/9104929
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Varying Form of Title:Adventures on the alimentary canal
ISBN:9780393081572 (hbk.)
0393081575 (hbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:Few of us realize what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal. In her trademark style, Mary Roach investigates the beginning, and end, of our food, addressing such questions as why crunchy food is so appealing, how much we can eat before our stomachs burst, and whether constipation killed Elvis.

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