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The Abyssinian

Author: Jean-Christophe Rufin; Willard Wood
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young French doctor braves the wilds of 17th century Abyssinia to cure the country's sick king and gain an ally for Louis XIV. On his success rides a knighthood and the hand of a beautiful woman. Adventure, love and cultural differences by a French doctor who served with Médecins sans Frontières.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Louis, King of France; Louis, King of France
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Christophe Rufin; Willard Wood
ISBN: 0393047164 9780393047165
OCLC Number: 40964974
Description: 422 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Abyssin.
Responsibility: Jean-Christophe Rufin ; translated by Willard Wood.

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A young French physician braves the wilds of Abyssinia to cure its king, then returns to France on an equally perilous mission to the court at Versailles. Along the way, he falls madly in love with  Read more...

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