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An imperfect offering : dispatches from the medical frontline

Author: James Orbinski
Publisher: [London] : Rider, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in Britain in 1960, James Orbinski's family moved to Canada when he was seven years old. As a young man, he became a medic to learn how to help, and deal with, the suffering of others. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: James Orbinski; James Orbinski
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Orbinski
ISBN: 9781846041013 1846041015
OCLC Number: 213384009
Description: xi, 431 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: James Orbinski.

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"An essential text for our dire times. Orbinski plunges into the heartbreak, the maelstrom, the moral dilemmas of the genocide territories of the world - Rwanda, Kosovo, Sudan - and finds there Read more...

 
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