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The facemaker : a visionary surgeon's battle to mend the disfigured soldiers of World War I

text The facemaker : a visionary surgeon's battle to mend the disfigured soldiers of World War I

Summary

"A biography of the plastic surgeon Harold Gillies with an emphasis on the development of plastic surgery during WWI"--

Contents
Prologue: "An unlovely object" -- The ballerina's rump -- The silver ghost -- Inspiration -- A strange new art -- The chamber of horrors -- The mirrorless ward -- Tin noses and steel hearts -- The miracle workers -- The boys on blue benches -- Per... Read more
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Description
xii, 315 pages, 16 leaves of plates :   illustrations ;  24 cm
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2022

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KCL 617.092 FITZHARRIS in Adult Non-fiction Available

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