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Daktar Diplomat in Bangladesh

By: Olsen, Viggo; Lockerbie, Jeanette W.

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Moody Press: 1973

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 002404

ISBN: 0802417450

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

Daktar Diplomat in Bangladesh is the dramatic story of Dr. Viggo B. Olsen's phenomenal surgical/diplomatic/wartime adventures - and the bloody birth of Bangladesh. " "Propelled from a carefree Nebraska boyhood into the operating rooms of noted hospitals, Dr. Olsen rejects a remarkable opportunity in academic surgery to serve suffering East Pakistanis half a world away. When war strikes, he rejects evacuation to treat the injured and face a killing, burning, raping army. " B & w photographs throughout. With a cloth cover, the jacket has a very small tear at the bottom back, and show... View more info

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Dr. Spock: an American Life

By: Maier, Thomas

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Basic Books: 2003

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 002366

ISBN: 0465043151

Condition: New with no dust jacket

Dr. Benjamin Spock (1903-1998) is known for revolutionizing mainstream American family life with his book Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care, for the controversy caused by his psychological advice, and for his early and courageous opposition to the war in Vietnam. Now, for the first time, award-winning biographer Thomas Maier tells the complete story in his acclaimed biography, Dr. Spock: An American Life. Drawing on his extensive interviews with Spock and his family, and exhaustive research, Maier reveals the surprising and complicated journey of the man who said, "Trust yourself. You know m... View more info

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T. R. the Last Romantic

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Basic Books: 1997

Seller ID: 4350

ISBN: 0465069592

Condition: New

Brand's narrative is lucid, fast-moving and unblinded by hero-worship. In a single volume he has packed Roosevelt's 60 years of ambition, adventure, expediency, achievement, and finally, frustration at having peaked too soon. (Publishers Weekly). A biography of Theodore Roosevelt's amazing life, including his belief in heroes, his presidential years, and his charge up San Juan Hill. The prologue reveals injuries the man suffered with that are not widely known in this era. His wife and children are included, as that was his life: husband, father, president, hero. Much more exciting than this so... View more info