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Book:Nine pints: a journey through the mysterious, miraculous world of blood; Rose George:2019 Nine pints: a journey through the mysterious, miraculous world of blood; Rose George
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Author: George, Rose
Year: 2019
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: 612.11
Publisher: Granta, 2019
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781846276149
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Originally published: 2018
Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine different stories about the liquid that sustains us, discovering what it reveals about who we are. In Nepal, she meets girls challenging the taboos surrounding menstruation; in the Canadian prairies, she visits a controversial plasma clinic; in Wales she gets a tour of the UK's only leech farm to learn about the vital role the creatures still play in modern surgery; and in a London hospital she accompanies a medical team revolutionising the way we treat trauma.
Additional information: 372 pages, illustrations (black and white), 20 cm, pbk
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