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The citadel

Author: A J Cronin
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, and Co., 1937.
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A brilliant, idealistic young doctor finds that his fortune is made when he becomes popular with wealthy London patients. He indulges in practices which he formerly condemned, but is tragically awakened and returns to his ideals.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cronin, A.J. (Archibald Joseph), 1896-1981.
Citadel.
Boston, Little, Brown, and Co., 1937
(OCoLC)609572589
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Cronin
OCLC Number: 366023
Description: 401 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by A.J. Cronin.

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A brilliant, idealistic young doctor finds that his fortune is made when he becomes popular with wealthy London patients. He indulges in practices which he formerly condemned, but is tragically awakened and returns to his ideals.

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Osler Fellows Library

by oslerfellowslibrary (WorldCat user published 2012-10-09) Excellent Permalink

Donated by Dr. Phil Gold, 2012. Written by the father of one of our former Deans, The Citadel is as timely today as it was when it was written some 75 years ago. Practicing medicine in a coal mining community in south Wales, Cronin saw the inequalities...
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Citadel built of saccharine & clichés

by greatpenformances (WorldCat user published 2007-10-14) Fair Permalink
"The Citadel" is a moderately entertaining tale about an idealistic young doctor who almost wrecks his life pursuing material wealth.Andrew Manson starts his medical practice in a Welch coal-mining village. He quickly realizes his medical training was not only inadequate but also often blatantly wrong....
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