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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 pages ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Abyssin.
Responsibility: Jean-Christophe Rufin ; translated by Willard Wood.

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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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