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The knife man

Author: Wendy Moore
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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WINNER OF THE MEDICAL JOURNALISTS' OPEN BOOK AWARD 2005Revered and feared in equal measure, John Hunter was the most famous surgeon of eighteenth-century London.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Hunter; John Hunter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Moore
ISBN: 9780553816181 0553816187
OCLC Number: 62760964
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Awards: Short-listed for Marsh Biography Award 2007
Description: 638 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Wendy Moore.

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"Wendy Moore has done justice to this marvellous man in a biography packed with gruesome facts and eye-opening perceptions. It is an accomplished achievement and a splendid read" * The Times * Read more...

 
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