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The Scalpel, the Sword : The Story of Doctor Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Dundurn Press Ltd: 2009

Edition: Rerint of 1952

Seller ID: 25145

ISBN: 1770703993

Condition: About 'As New'


'The Scalpel, the Sword' celebrates the turbulent career of Dr. Norman Bethune (1890-1939), a brilliant surgeon, campaigner for socialized medicine, and communist. First published in 1952. Here reporinted in the 'Voyageur Classics' series. 368pp, a few photo illustrations. Bright, clean, freshg and unmarked copy - about 'as new'. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 480g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer ... View more info

The Scalpel, the Sword; The Story of Dr. Norman Bethune

By: ALLAN, Ted; GORDON, Sydney

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 1374

Condition: Near Fine


Biography of Dr. Norman Bethune, Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. Bethune came to international prominence first for his service as a frontline surgeon supporting the democratically elected Republican government during the Spanish Civil War. But it was his service with the Communist Eighth Route Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War that would earn him enduring acclaim. xiv, 336pp, photo frontis. Book is bright and clean, and except for a p... View more info