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The Resource Snooze : the lost art of sleep, Michael McGirr

Snooze : the lost art of sleep, Michael McGirr

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Snooze : the lost art of sleep
Title
Snooze
Title remainder
the lost art of sleep
Statement of responsibility
Michael McGirr
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Language
eng
Summary
Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he{u2019}d never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated these small children who brought him so much joy and tiredness, he found himself on a desperate and bone-weary journey in search of just a few extra winks a night. It was an adventure that would teach him more about what exactly sleep is, why we need it, and what it means when we don{u2019}t get enough of it. In Snooze, McGirr delves into the mysterious world of sleep, including its many benefits, its stubborn elusiveness, and exactly what our brains really get up to while we{u2019}re in bed. He offers readers a tour through the odd sleep patterns of some of history's greatest minds, including Aristotle, Homer, Shakespeare, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, and more. He looks, too, at the demise of sleep in our increasingly fragmented modern world{u2015}and examines what that means for everyone from the Average Joe in the workplace to those with serious sleep disorders
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EOW
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Snooze : the lost art of sleep, Michael McGirr
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86898705
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781681774190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Snooze : the lost art of sleep, Michael McGirr
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm86898705
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
311 pages
Isbn
9781681774190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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