Item description for The Making of a Surgeon by Norman B. Thomson...
The Making of a Surgeon gives the reader an intimate glimpse into the early years of open heart surgery by a pioneer in the field. Norman Thomson applied the twin virtues of intelligence and integrity to overcome a childhood of poverty to become a leading cardiac surgeon. Come along for the journey as he relives the triumphs and tragedies. There are many important, inspiring lessons, not only for those entering the medical profession, but for anyone who aspires to the American dream. The book concludes with personal bios of Norm s wife, Gail, their children and grandchildren and his 100 year old father-in-law, Bumpa.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.2 lbs.
Release Date Dec 16, 2006
Publisher Keller Publishing
ISBN 193400202X ISBN13 9781934002025