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And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling over Niagara

Cassidy, Cody · Penguin Books
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun? How far could...
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The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Toni Morrison · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.The Source of Self-Regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style,...
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The Great American Sports Page: A Century of Classic Columns from Ring Lardner to Sally Jenkins: A Library of America Special Publication

John Schulian · Library of America
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A first-of-its-kind celebration of the newspaper scribes who made sportswriting a glorious popular art, and immortalized America's greatest games and athletesSpanning nearly a century, The Great American Sports Page presents essential columns from more than three dozen masters of the press-box...
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Quench: Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration

Cohen, Dana · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Based on breakthrough new science in the field of hydration, Quench debunks many popular myths about "getting enough water" and offers a revolutionary five-day jump start plan that shows how better hydration can reduce or eliminate ailments like chronic headaches, weight gain,...
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