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The torch.

Author: Wilder Penfield
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, [©1960]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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This is a story from the life of Hippocrates the famous physician, who lived in the golden age of ancient Greece. When he began to study the secrets of nature critically, it was as though he had lighted a torch in the darkeness, holding it high so that those who were trying to help the sick could see at last, and examine cause and effect.
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Genre/Form: Fictional Work
Biographical Information
Classical Works
Fiction
Historical Works
Biographical fiction
Medical novels
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Penfield, Wilder, 1891-1976.
Torch.
Boston, Little, Brown, [©1960]
(OCoLC)560288519
Named Person: Hippocrates; Hippocrates.; Hippocrates.; Hippocrates.; Hippocrates.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilder Penfield
OCLC Number: 1161082
Description: xiv, 370 pages illustrations
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This is a story from the life of Hippocrates the famous physician, who lived in the golden age of ancient Greece. When he began to study the secrets of nature critically, it was as though he had lighted a torch in the darkeness, holding it high so that those who were trying to help the sick could see at last, and examine cause and effect.

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