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Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné

Author: Norman Cousins
Publisher: New York : Harper, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose. Norman Cousins attempts to convey some idea of the burden Schweitzer has taken upon himself and why he chose to take it. He also tells of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cousins, Norman.
Dr. Schweitzer of Lambaréné.
New York : Harper, 1960
(OCoLC)601887798
Named Person: Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer; Albert Schweitzer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Cousins
OCLC Number: 390509
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Peace or Atomic war? by Albert Schweitzer: p. 227-254.
Responsibility: Norman Cousins ; with photographs by Clara Urquhart.

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"Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene is in the nature of a personal appreciation of one of the towering figures of the twentieth century. Written on the basis of firsthand knowledge and observation, it is an informal, intimate account of Albert Schweitzer at work and in repose. Norman Cousins attempts to convey some idea of the burden Schweitzer has taken upon himself and why he chose to take it. He also tells of Schweitzer's deep concern of the natural rights and the safety of the human community on earth." Taken from inside front jacket.

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