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Band-Aid for a Broken Leg : Being a doctor with no borders and other ways to stay single.

Author: Damien Brown
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A powerful, heart-breaking, surprisingly funny, honest and ultimately uplifting account of life on the medical frontline, and a moving testimony of the work done by Medecins Sans Frontieres and the extraordinary and sometimes eccentric people who work for it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Damien.
Band-Aid for a Broken Leg : Being a doctor with no borders and other ways to stay single.
Sydney : Allen & Unwin, ©2012
Named Person: Damien Brown
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Brown
ISBN: 9781742697895 1742697895
OCLC Number: 797916001
Notes: Acknowledgements.
Description: 1 online resource (375 pages)
Contents: About the author; Part Title; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; AUTHOR'S NOTE; 1. THE EDGE OF THE WORLD; 2. THE FIRST DANCE; 3. O NOVO DOCTOR; 4. CONFUSAO; 5. TESTIMONIALS; 6. MAVINGA IS DIFFERENT; 7. BARGAINING FOR BODY PARTS; 8. FIGHTING CUBANS; 9. WHAT APPENDIX?; 10. SLEEPING EASY; 11. MEMORABLE LINES; 12. WATCHING STORMS; 13. GUIDELINES FOR ABDUCTION; 14. NET FISHING ON THE ZAMBEZI; 15. SHOOTING DOWN THE RUNWAY; 16. EVACUATION; 17. WEEK FROM HELL; 18. AIRBORNE REMINDERS; 19. AN ANGRY CLAN; 20. THE ASSASSIN; 21. CATFISH AND COW DUNG; 22. HOW YOU GETTIN' HOME?; SELECTED READING.

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Damien Brown is a twenty-nine-year-old Australian doctor, inexperienced but motivated by a strong desire to help, when he arrives in Angola - an impoverished, war-torn country in south west Africa -  Read more...

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