In case you were wondering, some human cadavers do lead active lives after death. For centuries, many have served medicine, magicians, and cannibals in various noble and grossly ignoble ways. Reader Shelly Frasier captures the trenchant wit of Roach’s text, which at times is hilariously funny and always appropriately sardonic. Whether we’re attending a gruesome autopsy or wandering down a memory lane of corpses, we find ghastly factoids and the people responsible for them around every corner. Not recommended for dinnertime listening, but a must for the curious living, who will find a jocular companion in narrator Frasier. D.J.B. © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 04]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2003
CD ISBN 9781400100972 $29.99 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781400150977 $19.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2003
CD ISBN 9781400130979 $59.99 Seven CDs
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