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A surgeon's world, an autobiography,

Author: Max Thorek
Publisher: Philadelphia, New York, J.B. Lippincott Company [1943]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thorek, Max, 1880-
Surgeon's world, an autobiography.
Philadelphia, New York, J.B. Lippincott company [1943]
(OCoLC)598552706
Named Person: Max Thorek; Max Thorek; Max Thorek; Max Thorek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Thorek
OCLC Number: 1347456
Notes: "First edition."
Description: 410 pages
Contents: Prelude to America. First memories ; Struck by lightning ; Student in Budapest ; Lost homeland ; My Uncle Bernard --
Survival in Chicago. Fiddle and drum ; Disciple of Aesculapius ; Mystery of birth ; Practising physician ; Up the ladder --
A dream comes true. Surgeon to stars and satellites ; Full speed ahead ; Narrow escapes --
Golden twenties. Thoughts on turning forty ; Adventures in research ; Rejuvenation or reactivation ; A lion against itself ; No bed of roses ; Dolce for niente ; Magic carpets --
Deep waters. No bigger than a man's hand ; It takes all kinds ; Thou shalt not kill ; Arcitc enigma ; Spice of life ; The tragedy of appendicitis --
Toward tomorrow. Right side up again ; Halls of learning ; Private worlds ; Nothing but the truth? ; When the new day dawns ; A goodly company ; Surgeon's credo.
Responsibility: by Max Thorek, M.D.

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