Body of Work: Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
Publisher: Tantor Media
Date: July 2007
Duration: 9 hours 24 minutes
This is a hauntingly moving memoir of the relationship between a cadaver named Eve and the first-year medical student who cuts her open. Christine Montross brings an uncommon perspective to the emotional difficulty of the first year of medical school, and her disturbing, often entertaining anecdotes enrich this exquisitely crafted memoir, endowing an eerie beauty to the world of a doctor-in-training.