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The knife man : blood, body snatching, and the birth of modern surgery

Author: Wendy Moore
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Hunter; John Hunter; John Hunter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Moore
ISBN: 0767916530 9780767916530
OCLC Number: 72796540
Notes: "A hardcover edition of this book was originally published in 2005 by Broadway Books."
Description: 341 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Coach driver's knee --
Dead man's arm --
Stout man's muscles --
Pregnant woman's womb --
Professor's testicle --
Lizard's tails --
Chimney sweep's teeth --
Debutante's Spots --
Surgeon's penis --
Kangaroo's skull --
Electric eel's peculiar organs --
Chaplain's neck --
Giant's bones --
Poet's foot --
Monkey's skull --
Anatomist's heart --
Acknowledgments --
Chronology --
Key sources --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Wendy Moore.
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