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

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

Label
Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection
Title
Drop dead healthy
Title remainder
one man's humble quest for bodily perfection
Statement of responsibility
A.J. Jacobs
Title variation
Drop dead healthy
Title variation remainder
one mans humble quest for bodily perfection
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents one man's comedic effort to follow a complicated two-year program of dubious diet and exercise practices to discover how to live the perfect healthy life, without his long-suffering wife finally growing exasperated
Summary
Documents the author's effort to follow a complicated two-year program of dubious diet and exercise practices in a wayward effort to promote perfect health that tests the patience of his long-suffering wife
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10107580
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, A. J.
Dewey number
613.2092
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
RA776.5
LC item number
.J265 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jacobs, A. J
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Health
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise
  • HUMOR / Topic / Marriage & Family
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one man's humble quest for bodily perfection
Label
Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection, A.J. Jacobs
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/074/9781416599074/image/lgcover.9781416599074.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lower intestine : the quest to go to the bathroom properly
  • Adrenal gland : the quest to lower my stress level
  • Brain : the quest to be smarter
  • Endocrine system : the quest for a nontoxic home
  • Teeth: the quest for the perfect smile
  • Feet : the quest to run right
  • Lungs : The quest to breathe better
  • Stomach, revisited : the continued quest for the perfect diet
  • Skin : the quest to erase blemishes
  • Heart, revisited : the quest for the perfect workout
  • The stomach : the quest to eat right
  • Inside of the eyelid : the quest for the perfect night's sleep
  • Bladder : the quest to figure out what to drink
  • Gonads : the quest to get more balls
  • Nose : the quest to smell better
  • Hands : the quest for magic fingers
  • Back : the quest to stand up straight
  • Eyes : the quest to see better
  • Skull : the quest not to be killed in an accident
  • Finish line
  • Appendix A. Guerrilla exercise
  • Heart : the quest to get my blood pumping
  • Appendix B. How to eat less
  • Appendix C. Five tips on treadmill desks
  • Appendix D. My five foolproof (for me, at last) methods of stress reduction
  • Appendix E. The ten best pieces of food advice I've gotten all year
  • Appendix F. How to live the quiet life
  • Appendix G. Five toxins I now avoid
  • Ears : the quest for quiet
  • Butt : the quest to avoid sedentary life
  • Immune system : the quest to conquer germs
  • Stomach, revisited : the quest for the perfect meal
  • Genitals : the quest to have more sex
  • Nervous system : the quest to hurt less
Control code
19525890
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 402 pages
Isbn
9781416599074
Lccn
2011039172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs (some color)
System control number
(DLC)BK0009101514
Label
Drop dead healthy : one man's humble quest for bodily perfection, A.J. Jacobs
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/074/9781416599074/image/lgcover.9781416599074.jpg
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lower intestine : the quest to go to the bathroom properly
  • Adrenal gland : the quest to lower my stress level
  • Brain : the quest to be smarter
  • Endocrine system : the quest for a nontoxic home
  • Teeth: the quest for the perfect smile
  • Feet : the quest to run right
  • Lungs : The quest to breathe better
  • Stomach, revisited : the continued quest for the perfect diet
  • Skin : the quest to erase blemishes
  • Heart, revisited : the quest for the perfect workout
  • The stomach : the quest to eat right
  • Inside of the eyelid : the quest for the perfect night's sleep
  • Bladder : the quest to figure out what to drink
  • Gonads : the quest to get more balls
  • Nose : the quest to smell better
  • Hands : the quest for magic fingers
  • Back : the quest to stand up straight
  • Eyes : the quest to see better
  • Skull : the quest not to be killed in an accident
  • Finish line
  • Appendix A. Guerrilla exercise
  • Heart : the quest to get my blood pumping
  • Appendix B. How to eat less
  • Appendix C. Five tips on treadmill desks
  • Appendix D. My five foolproof (for me, at last) methods of stress reduction
  • Appendix E. The ten best pieces of food advice I've gotten all year
  • Appendix F. How to live the quiet life
  • Appendix G. Five toxins I now avoid
  • Ears : the quest for quiet
  • Butt : the quest to avoid sedentary life
  • Immune system : the quest to conquer germs
  • Stomach, revisited : the quest for the perfect meal
  • Genitals : the quest to have more sex
  • Nervous system : the quest to hurt less
Control code
19525890
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 402 pages
Isbn
9781416599074
Lccn
2011039172
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
photographs (some color)
System control number
(DLC)BK0009101514

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