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The Sublime Engine

The Sublime Engine

(2011)
A Biography of the Human Heart
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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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Hardback Editions

January 2011 : USA Hardback
Title: The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Author(s): Stephen Amidon, Thomas Amidon
ISBN: 1-60529-584-1 / 978-1-60529-584-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rodale Books
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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Author(s): Stephen Amidon, Thomas Amidon
ISBN: 1-60961-379-1 / 978-1-60961-379-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rodale Books
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Author(s): Stephen Amidon, Thomas Amidon M D
ISBN: 1-5226-9360-2 / 978-1-5226-9360-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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June 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Author(s): Stephen Amidon, Thomas Amidon M D
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

January 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Sublime Engine: A Biography of the Human Heart
Author(s): Stephen Amidon, MD Thomas Amidon
Publisher: Rodale
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