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The knife man

Author: Wendy Moore
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the Medical Journalists' Open Book Award 2005, this book is about John Hunter. Revered and feared in equal measure, Hunter was the most famous surgeon of eighteenth-century London. An  Read more...

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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: Shortlisted for Marsh Biography Award 2007.
Description: 638 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 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 "Moore's Read more...

 
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