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Grunt

The Curious Science of Humans at War

Grunt( )
Author: Roach, Mary
ISBN:978-1-4104-9069-8
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $33.99
Book Description:

A New York Times Bestselling Author"America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war. Take a tour of duty with Mary Roach, and you'll never see our nation's defenders in the same way again.

Book Details
Pages:434
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / General
Technology & Engineering / Military Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.8 x 8.4 x 1.2 Inches
Author Biography
Roach, Mary (Author)
Mary Roach was born and raised in Etna, New Hampshire. She has a BA degree in psychology from Wesleyan University. She spent a few years as a free-lance copy editor before she landed a job at the San Francisco Zoological Society turning out press releases. She then moved on to write humor pieces for such periodicals as The New York Times Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle and Sports Illustrated. Her article "How to Win at Germ Warfare" was a National Magazine Award Finalist, in 1995. In 1996, her article on earthquake-proof bamboo houses took the Engineering Journalism Award. She published several books such as Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers (2003) and Packing for Mars (2010).

Mary's title Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War, made the New York Times Bestseller list in 2016.

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