Every Second Counts: The Race to Transplant the First Human Heart

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Penguin, Aug 7, 2007 - Science - 400 pages
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User Review  - amaqueira - LibraryThing

I found this book really interesting. It was hard to follow at firse since there's 4 different doctors written about and the author jumps from one to he other. It was a great read about the lives of each doctor and their different personalities. It was enjoyable. Read full review

EVERY SECOND COUNTS: The Race to Transplant the First Human Heart

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When the South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart transplant in 1967, his success dashed the hopes of three American cardiac surgeons. Adrian Kantrowitz, Richard Lower ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
Two OUT OF THE COLD
Three COLORED HEARTS
Four SPARKYS GANG
Five HEADS AND HEARTS
Six CHANGING TACK
Seven MISSISSIPPI GAMBLING
Eight THE PRINCE
Ten THE WAIT
Eleven FAME AND HEARTBREAK
Twelve THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN HANDS
Thirteen DEATH AND AMERICA
Fourteen THE TRIAL
Acceptance
NOTES AND SOURCES
Acknowledgements

Nine THE STEAL

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