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Gordon, Richard 1921-

Works: 74 works in 458 publications in 6 languages and 5,780 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Fiction  Humor  History  Quotations  Drama  Comedy films  Case studies  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Producer, Honoree, Other
Classifications: R705, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Richard Gordon
The alarming history of medicine by Richard Gordon( Book )
23 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and Portuguese and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Superseded by powder and shot in the fifteenth century, the human damage it wreaked caused major advances in surgical technique. And if the illnesses were bad, the treatments were frequently worse. Did you know that the following cures were once thought to be infallible: Warts. Touch each wart with a separate pebble, put pebbles in a bag, drop bag on way to church, finder will receive your warts ... Mumps. Put patient in a donkey's halter and lead him around the pigsty
Great medical disasters by Richard Gordon( Book )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Man''s activities have been tainted by disaster ever since the serpent first approached Eve in the garden. And the world of medicine is no exception. In this outrageous and strangely informative book, Richard Gordon explores some of history''s more bizarre medical disasters
Doctor in the house by Richard Gordon( Book )
84 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
The private life of Florence Nightingale by Richard Gordon( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 337 libraries worldwide
This harsh and gritty story of Florence Nightingale does little to perpetuate the myth of the gentle lady of the lamp. Instead, through the eyes of his impassioned narrator, Richard Gordon lays bare the truth of this complex and chilling character
The invisible victory by Richard Gordon( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A young chemist struggles to find work in nineteen-thirties Britain. He moves instead to Germany and finds himself perfectly placed to undertake top-secret work for the British war effort. His ensuing role in counter-espionage takes him on a high-speed spy-chase through Europe, only just ahead of the invading Nazis
The sleep of life : a novel by Richard Gordon( Book )
12 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The facemaker by Richard Gordon( Book )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Graham Trevose is a pioneer of reconstructive surgery, but this is received with deep suspicion by orthodox medicine. The ethical debates which perplexed medical men in post-First-World-War London are the same that face today''s doctors over the issues of human cloning, animal organ transplants and embryo-screening
An alarming history of famous and difficult! patients : amusing medical anecdotes from Typhoid Mary to FDR by Richard Gordon( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
When the flesh is weak, the spirit often reacts in an unusual way. Some memorable people have become difficult patients for their doctors, as well as demanding companions for their loved ones, and intolerable colleagues to their contemporaries. The course of history has frequently been altered by their ailments
Doctor in clover by Richard Gordon( Book )
30 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Now Dr Grimsdyke is qualified he finds practising medicine less congenial than anticipated. Porterhampton is suddenly rife with difficulties - as is being a waiter, or a writer. And writing obituaries is just plain depressing. Doctor in Clover finds the hapless Grimsdyke in a hilarious romp through misadventures, mishaps and total disasters
Great medical mysteries by Richard Gordon( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Great Medical Mysteries is a hilarious catalogue of medical mysteries and trivia - mysteries of history, mysterious addictions and everyday medical mysteries are all pondered with Richard Gordon''s famed wit. The result is a deeply humorous, often bawdy, novel that explores the fancies and bodily functions of human beings through the ages
The summer of Sir Lancelot by Richard Gordon( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Sir Lancelot Spratt, respected and feared senior consultant at St Swithan''s has finally taken the plunge and retired. Unable to fill his days terrorising staff and patients alike, he turns instead to a new passion - a spot of trout fishing. However his solace and quiet reverie is soon broken by his mischievous and rather attractive niece
The hierarchical genome and differentiation waves : novel unification of development, genetics and evolution by Richard Gordon( Book )
11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
To taste a hundred herbs gods, ancestors, and medicine in a Chinese village ( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Focuses on a Catholic doctor in a small village in China and shows how he combines traditional Chinese and Western medical procedures in his practice
Surgeon at arms by Richard Gordon( Book )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Surgeon at Arms continues the story of the much-admired surgeon, Graham Trevose, who first appeared in The Facemaker. He is hailed for his surgical skills, but his rather unorthodox private life begins to make him enemies. In the rise and fall of this surgeon, Richard Gordon presents the achievements and disappointments of the entire nation
Mechanical engineering of the cytoskeleton in developmental biology ( Book )
13 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Developing organisms are systems in which the geometry, dynamics, and boundary conditions are all changing in the course of morphogenesis. The morphogenesis of cells and organisms appear to be mediated in part by the mechanically active components of the cytoskeleton. Mechanical forces have long been considered secondary to the effects of molecular mechanisms in cell growth, differentiation, and development. This volume explores the role of mechanical forces in cell growth and development and demonstrates its importance. This volume will prove invaluable to all biologists interested in the fun
The Australian New Left: critical essays and strategy ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Nuts in May by Richard Gordon( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Bedside manners : a patients' guide to doctors and hospitals by Richard Gordon( Book )
4 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The private life of Jack the Ripper : a novel by Richard Gordon( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Good neighbours : suburbia observed by Richard Gordon( Book )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Dr Richard Gordon had no desire to leave the idyllic hop fields of Kent. However, after a decade living in suburbia he has come to love it. This is a hilarious account of the habits and customs of the residents of Britain''s many suburbs. Gordon comically exposes the fundamental structures and motivations of suburban society
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ostlere, Gordon

Gordon, Ričard
Gordon, Richard
Gordon, Richard 1921-
Ostlere, Gordon
Ostlere, Gordon 1921-
Richard Gordon British writer (born Gordon Stanley Ostlere)
Richard Gordon brytyjski lekarz i pisarz
Ричард Гордон
ゴードン, リチャード
English (303)
Czech (11)
Dutch (10)
Portuguese (4)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (1)
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