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The life of Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin.

Author: André Maurois
Publisher: New York, Dutton [1959]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Maurois, André, 1885-1967.
Life of Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin.
New York, Dutton [1959]
(OCoLC)598771433
Online version:
Maurois, André, 1885-1967.
Life of Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin.
New York, Dutton [1959]
(OCoLC)607755323
Named Person: Alexander Fleming; Alexander Fleming; Alexander Fleming, Sir; Alexander Fleming
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: André Maurois
OCLC Number: 559980
Description: 293 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: 1. In the beginning was Scotland. --
2. The twists in the path. --
3. The nature of Wright. --
4. Fleming and Wright. --
5. The Prentice years. --
6. The war of 1914-18. --
7. Children and men. --
8. First hope: the Lysozyme. --
9. The mould juice. --
10. Penicillin. --
11. A new magic bullet: the sulphonamides. --
12. The Oxford team. --
13. War and glory. --
14. Sir Alexander Fleming. --
15. The Nobel prize. --
16. Envoy extraordinary. --
17. The silences of Professor Fleming. --
18. The delphic oracle. --
19. Too short a happiness.
Other Titles: Vie de Sir Alexander Fleming.
Responsibility: Translated from the French by Gerard Hopkins and with an introd. by Robert Cruickshank.

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