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The Resource Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach

Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach

Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war
Title
Grunt
Title remainder
the curious science of humans at war
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roach
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war
Cataloging source
TOH
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Roach, Mary
Dewey number
355/.070973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Abby Elvidge
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Elvidge, Abby
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  • Military art and science
  • Military art and science
  • Military research
  • Military art and science
  • Military research
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Second skin: what to wear to war -- Boom box: automotive safety for people who drive on bombs -- Fighting by ear: the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt: the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnage under fire: how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets: the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs: diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox: flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek: a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum: how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling: when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under: a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen: how the dead help the living stay that way
Control code
1690876
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 hr., 57 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781511367912
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • BN9427
  • 30ay47
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781511367912
  • (OCoLC)945795542
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Grunt : the curious science of humans at war, Mary Roach
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Second skin: what to wear to war -- Boom box: automotive safety for people who drive on bombs -- Fighting by ear: the conundrum of military noise -- Below the belt: the cruelest shot of all -- It could get weird: a salute to genital transplants -- Carnage under fire: how do combat medics cope? -- Sweating bullets: the war on heat -- Leaky SEALs: diarrhea as a threat to national security -- The maggot paradox: flies on the battlefield, for better and worse -- What doesn't kill you will make you reek: a brief history of stink bombs -- Old chum: how to make and test shark repellent -- That sinking feeling: when things go wrong under the sea -- Up and under: a submarine tries to sleep -- Feedback from the fallen: how the dead help the living stay that way
Control code
1690876
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 hr., 57 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781511367912
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • BN9427
  • 30ay47
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781511367912
  • (OCoLC)945795542
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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