Breasts

Breasts

A Natural and Unnatural History

Book - 2012
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An engaging narrative about an incredible, life-giving organ and its imperiled modern fate.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393063189
0393063186
Branch Call Number: 612.664 WILLIAM
Characteristics: ix, 338 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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kanbantus
Jun 23, 2014

Loved it! Very informative, user-friendly science-based read, I found it very interesting and useful. Raises the awareness and encourages to rethink our connections with our environment. Great for all women starting with teenagers, especially for 20-30 aged group, but also for older readers. Great chapters on breastfeeding, environmental toxins, cancer risks, modern view of breasts and even implants. Very refreshing and cool book, would make a good present for any woman I think.

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SPL_Laura
Mar 18, 2013

I like that the book was a bit edgy while still appealing to the science nerd. I am not well versed in science but was still able to understand a lot of the studies and points made by the author. Worth a read. So true, we live with breasts for so much of our lives but we really know very little about them. Time for some education!

Donna_R Nov 18, 2012

Popular science at its best - this book brings together science and culture and explores how breasts are a bit of a barometer for our environmental issues.

emily8 Oct 02, 2012

Excellent - compelling chapter on Camp LeJeune - thank you Florence...

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