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Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection / A. J. Jacobs.

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  • ISBN: 9781416599074 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 141659907X (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9781439110157 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1439110158 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: p. cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.

Available copies

  • 37 of 45 copies available at All C/W MARS Libraries.

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0 current holds with 45 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Text to Phone Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Agawam Public Library 613.2092 JAC (Text) 38120001486903 Nonfiction Checked out 06/08/2016
Amherst Jones Library 613 Jacobs (Text) 38119004957563 Lower Level Checked out 06/21/2016
Auburn Public Library NF 613.2 JACOBS (Text) 30461000604114 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Ayer Library 613.2092 JAC (Text) 37396000955988 Nonfiction Available -
Belchertown Clapp Memorial Library 613.2092 JAC (Text) 37495001158632 Nonfiction Checked out 06/16/2016
Bellingham Public Library 613.2 JAC (Text) 37416003200636 Nonfiction Available -
Berlin Public Library 613.2 JAC (Text) 37402000996608 Library Upstairs Available -
Blackstone Public Library 613.2 JAC (Text) 37428000860700 Nonfiction Available -
Boxborough Sargent Memorial Library 613.2092 Jacobs, A (Text) 37350000875787 Adult Available -
Charlton Public Library BIO JACOBS (Text) 37363000860709 Nonfiction Available -
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Summary or Annotation: "Having sanctified himself in The Year of Living Biblically and sharpened his mind in The Know-It-All, A. J. Jacobs had one feat left in the self-improvement trinity: to become the healthiest man in the world. He didn't want just to lose weight, or finish a triathlon, or lower his cholesterol. His ambitions were far, far greater: Maximal health from head to toe.The task was massive. He had to tackle a complicated web of diet and exercise advice, much of which was nonsensical, unproven, and contradictory. He had to consult a team of medical advisers. And he had to subject himself to a grueling regimen of exercises, a range of diets, and an array of practices to improve everything from his hearing to his sleep to his sex life all the while testing the patience of his long-suffering wife. He left nothing untested, from the caveman workout to veganism, from the treadmill desk to extreme chewing. Drop Dead Healthy teems with hilarity and warmth and pushes our cultures assumptions about and obsessions with what makes good health, allowing the reader to reflect on his or her own health, body, and eventual mortality"-- Provided by publisher.
"One mans comedic journey to discover how to live as healthfully as possible"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Jacobs, A. J., 1968- > Health.
Health.
Nutrition > Biography.
Exercise.
Health > Humor.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise
HUMOR / Topic / Marriage & Family
Jacobs, A. J., 1968-
Health.
Nutrition > Biography.
Exercise.
Health > Humor.
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