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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous

Autor: Bragg, Georgia

Editorial: Walker & Company

Formato:Tapa Dura
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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous : Over the course of history men and women have lived and died. In fact, getting sick and dying can be a big, ugly mess - especially before the modern medical care that we all enjoy today. How They Croaked relays all the gory details of how nineteen world figures gave up the ghost. For example: It is believed that Henry VIII's remains exploded within his coffin while lying in state. Doctors "treated" George Washington by draining almost 80 ounces of blood before he finally kicked the bucket. Right before Beethoven wrote his last notes, doctors drilled a hole in his stomach without any pain medication. Readers will be interested well past the final curtain, and feel lucky to live in a world with painkillers, X-rays, and soap.


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Niños y Jóvenes   Historia

ISBN 13:9780802798183
ISBN 10:0802798187
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:184
Tamaño:9.90" l x 6.80" w x 0.50" h
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