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Forty years for Labrador

Author: Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Sir
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1932.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. He was born Feb. 28, 1865 in Parkgate, Cheshire, England. He was a British medical missionary and began his service in Labrador in 1892. He married Anne MacClanahan of Lake Forest, Illinois in 1909. They lived in St. Anthony, Newfoundland where they had three children. Contains much information on the medical work of Sir Grenfell among the Labrador fishermen and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Sir; Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Sir; Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, Sir
OCLC Number: 1372535
Notes: "'A Labrador doctor' written many years ago ... [has been] brought as closely up to date as the writer of any autobiography can expect to bring it ... The records of childhood and youth must stand unchanged. Otherwise the entire book has been rewritten."--Preface.
Includes index.
Description: viii pages [3]-372 pages : front, plates, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Sir Wilfred Grenfell ...

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Autobiography of Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell. He was born Feb. 28, 1865 in Parkgate, Cheshire, England. He was a British medical missionary and began his service in Labrador in 1892. He married Anne MacClanahan of Lake Forest, Illinois in 1909. They lived in St. Anthony, Newfoundland where they had three children. Contains much information on the medical work of Sir Grenfell among the Labrador fishermen and other humanitarian efforts in Labrador.

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