The Mysteries Within: A Surgeon Explores Myth, Medicine, and the Human Body

The Mysteries Within: A Surgeon Explores Myth, Medicine, and the Human Body by Sherwin B. Nuland 0684854872 9780684854878
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Dr. Sherwin Nuland, author of the National Book Award-winningHow We Die,once again combines knowledge, compassion, and elegance of expression to shed light on the workings of our bodies from the perspective of a surgeon. Dr. Nuland recounts age-old legends about the functions and personalities of the bodys organs and, in riveting vignettes of the surgery he has performed, he describes the connections between myth and reality. A brilliant blend of science and folklore,The Mysteries Withinreveals the enigmas not only of the body but also of the human imagination.

Author: Sherwin B. Nuland

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 288

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2001-03-06


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