The Wisdom of the Body by Sherwin B. Nuland
Discovering the Human Spirit

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The author of the acclaimed, National Book Award-winning How We Die now presents an inspiring search--within the interior of our bodies--for the biologically elusive quality of life that defines us. The Wisdom of the Body offers a mesmerizing portrait of the tumultuous universe within us--and shows how, amazingly, the stability of health rides on these tempests. 8 drawings.

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Sherwin B. Nuland is the author of the best-selling "How We Die," which won the 1994 National Book Award for Nonfiction, "The Mysteries Within: A Surgeon Reflects on Medical Myth," "The Biography of Medicine," & "The Wisdom of the Body," recently published in paperback as "How We Live." He is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Yale University, where he also teaches medical history & bioethics. He lives in Hamden, Connecticut.
Published May 29, 1997 by Trafalgar Square. 410 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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The essence of human life for Nuland is the human spirit, a quality that is inseparable from the body.

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