The Resource The sublime engine : A Biography of the Human Heart., Stephen Amidon, (electronic resource)

The sublime engine : A Biography of the Human Heart., Stephen Amidon, (electronic resource)

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The sublime engine : A Biography of the Human Heart.
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The sublime engine
Title remainder
A Biography of the Human Heart.
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Stephen Amidon
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eng
Summary
The heart has always captured the human imagination. It is the repository of our deepest religious and artistic impulses, the organ whose steady functioning is understood, both literally and symbolically, as the very life force itself. The Sublime Engine explores the profound sense of awe every person feels when they ponder the miracle encased within the ribs.In this lyrical history, a critically acclaimed novelist and a leading cardiologist-who happen to be brothers-draw upon history, science, religion, popular culture, and literature to illuminate all of the heart's physical and figurative chambers. Divided into six sections, The Sublime Engine traces the heart's sway over the human imagination from the time of the Egyptians and ancient Greece, through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, up to the modern era and beyond. More than just a work of scientific or cultural history, it is a biography of the single most important symbol of our humanity. Erudite, witty, and unexpected, The Sublime Engine makes the heart leap off the page
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Amidon, Stephen
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The sublime engine : A Biography of the Human Heart., Stephen Amidon, (electronic resource)
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The sublime engine : A Biography of the Human Heart., Stephen Amidon, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen.
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002180396
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
16834614-F34F-4A22-A1B7-5A928321D472

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