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The doctor's wife

Author: Sawako Ariyoshi; Wakako Hironaka; Ann Siller Kostant
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International : Distributed in the United States by Kodansha America, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This is a novelization of the life and struggles of the first doctor in the world to perform successfuly surgery for breast cancer. The professional battle to overcome the scourge of breast cancer is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Fictional Works
Named Person: Kae Hanaoka; Seishū Hanaoka; Kae Hanaoka; Kae Hanaoka
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sawako Ariyoshi; Wakako Hironaka; Ann Siller Kostant
ISBN: 9784770029744 4770029748
OCLC Number: 54488219
Description: viii, 174 p. ; 19 cm.
Other Titles: Hanaoka Seishū no tsuma.
Responsibility: Sawako Ariyoshi ; translated by Wakako Hironaka and Ann Siller Kostant.

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<br>"A deft and subtle writer." -The New York Times<p><br>"A powerful portrait of two strong-willed women in a society almost totally dominated by men." -Oriental Economist<p> Read more...

 
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