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The puzzle people : memoirs of a transplant surgeon

Author: Thomas E Starzl
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Starzl, a pioneer in human organ transplantation, eloquently recounts the history of this miraculous field, its major players, and the legal and ethical issues that surround it. Starzl's medical genius and influence on these sometimes controversial procedures have been acknowledged and acclaimed worldwide. "This hard-to-put-down book is more interesting than a thriller. ... Not only a portrait of an interesting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Autobiography
Additional Physical Format: Starzl, Thomas E. (Thomas Earl), 1926-
Puzzle people.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003
(OCoLC)707714759
Named Person: Thomas E Starzl; Thomas E Starzl
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas E Starzl
ISBN: 0822958368 9780822958369
OCLC Number: 54022664
Description: x, 370 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Thomas E. Starzl.
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