Gulp : adventures on the alimentary canal
(Pre-loaded Audio)

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Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2013].
ISBN
9781467652537, 1467652539
Lexile measure
1100L
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Format
Pre-loaded Audio
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 8hr., 21 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Language
English
Lexile measure
1100

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Playaway Digital Audio.
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Title from Playaway label.
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"HDAUDIO."
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Previously released by Tantor Media, Inc.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participants/Performers
Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller.
Description
"The alimentary canal is classic Mary Roach terrain: the questions explored in Gulp are as taboo, in their way, as the cadavers in Stiff and every bit as surreal as the universe of zero gravity explored in Packing for Mars. Why is crunchy food so appealing? Why is it so hard to find words for flavors and smells? Why doesn't the stomach digest itself? How much can you eat before your stomach bursts? Can constipation kill you? Did it kill Elvis? In Gulp we meet scientists who tackle the questions no one else thinks ofor has the courage to ask. We go on location to a pet-food taste-test lab, a fecal transplant, and into a live stomach to observe the fate of a meal. With Roach at our side, we travel the world, meeting murderers and mad scientists, Eskimos and exorcists (who have occasionally administered holy water rectally), rabbis and terroristswho, it turns out, for practical reasons do not conceal bombs in their digestive tracts. Like all of Roach's books, Gulp is as much about human beings as it is about human bodies" -- from publisher's web site.
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PLAYAWAY

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Roach, M., & Zeller, E. W. (2013). Gulp: adventures on the alimentary canal (Unabridged.). Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roach, Mary and Emily Woo, Zeller. 2013. Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roach, Mary and Emily Woo, Zeller. Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Roach, Mary., and Emily Woo Zeller. Gulp: Adventures On the Alimentary Canal Unabridged., Findaway World, LLC, 2013.

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