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Nine pints : a journey through the money, medicine, and mysteries of blood / Rose George.

George, Rose, 1969- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 612.11 GEO 000149312 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627796378
  • ISBN: 1627796371
  • Physical Description: 353 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-333) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
My pint -- That most singular and valuable reptile -- Janet and Percy -- Blood borne -- The yellow stuff -- Rotting pickles -- Nasty cloths -- Code red -- Blood like Guinness : the future.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the science, traditions, and myths surrounding blood, from ancient bloodletting practices to the development of mass blood donations during the Blitz and from researchers working on synthetic blood to the lucrative business of plasma transfusions.
Subject: Blood.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology.
Genre: Nonfiction.