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The Quick and the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Joy Williams
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-01 - Publisher: Vintage

A Pulitzer Prize Finalist from one of our most heralded writers—the “poetic, disturbing, yet very funny” (The Washington Post Book World) life-and-death adventures of three misfit teenagers in the American desert Alice, Corvus, and Annabel, each a motherless child, are an unlikely circle of friends. One filled with convictions, another
The Quick and the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Cynric Temple-Camp
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-08 - Publisher:

True stories of life and death from a New Zealand pathologist From the number-one bestselling author of The Cause of Death comes a book about the unlikely, extraordinary, obscure and often tragic ways humans meet their end. A dead body without a trace of trauma; alien parasites; worms of the
The Quick and the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Louis L'Amour
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-03 - Publisher: Bantam

When Duncan McKaskel decided to move his family west, he knew he would face dangers, and he was prepared for them. He knew about the exhausting terrain, and he was expecting the punishing elements. What he worried about was having to use violence against other men—men who would follow him
The Quick and the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Deanna Petherbridge, L. J. Jordanova, Hayward Gallery, South Bank Centre, Royal College of Art (Great Britain), Mead Gallery, Leeds (England). City Art Gallery
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

To study anatomy, many artists dissected the dead to better depict the living. "The Quick and the Dead" focuses on a range of artists from Leonardo da Vinci to Cindy Sherman to show the great richness and complexity that can result when art and science intersect. The drawings, prints, photographs,
The Quick And The Dead
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Andrew Andrew Hunt Gordon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: BRILL

A cross-disciplinary approach suggesting that the origin of ancient Egyptian medicine began with the domestication of cattle in Africa and the attempt to control disease. With the sacrifice of these animals, the Egyptians began to understand anatomy and physiology, which they then applied to humans.