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The Knife Man : The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery
The Knife Man The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter Father of Modern Surgery
Author: Wendy Moore
When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote his gothic horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, he based the house of the genial doctor-turned-fiend on the home of John Hunter. The choice was understandable, for Hunter was both widely acclaimed and greatly feared. —   — From humble origins, John Hunter rose to become the most famous anatomist and surge...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780767916523
ISBN-10: 0767916522
Publication Date: 9/13/2005
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Broadway
Book Type: Hardcover
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