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text Heart : a history

Summary
"For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was the spark of life as well as somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar... Read more
Contents

Part I: Metaphor. A small heart ; Prime mover -- Part II: Machine. Clutch ; Dynamo ; Pump ; Nut ; Stress fractures ; Pipes ; Wires ; Generator ; Replacement parts -- Part III: Mystery. Vulnerable heart ; A mother's heart ; Compensatory pause.

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269 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2018

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