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The night they burned the mountain

Author: Thomas A Dooley
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, [1960] ©1960
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Author of "Edge of tomorrow" tells his subsequent story - founding of Medico, return to Laos to establish a hospital at Muong Sing, his conquest of cancer, Communist raids, and burning of the mountain near Muong Sing - Provided by the publisher.

This work is a autobiography and describes the author's experiences providing medical and humanitarian aid in South East Asia during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Genre/Form: Autobiography
History
Biography
Named Person: Thomas A Dooley; Thomas A Dooley
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Dooley
OCLC Number: 1432952
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Before my highest mountain --
The start of MEDICO --
Picking a new medical team --
Arrival in Laos --
The village of Muong Sing --
"Respectful men of medicine " --
Take a walk with me --
The heart of it all --
The Hanoi broadcasts --
The night they burned the mountain --
The war --
A sheet of blue paper --
Nor ear can hear, nor tongue can tell.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Dooley.

Abstract:

Author of "Edge of tomorrow" tells his subsequent story - founding of Medico, return to Laos to establish a hospital at Muong Sing, his conquest of cancer, Communist raids, and burning of the mountain near Muong Sing - Provided by the publisher.

This work is a autobiography and describes the author's experiences providing medical and humanitarian aid in South East Asia during the 1950s and early 1960s.

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