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  - jenniferw88 - LibraryThing

This was a great book to start 2018 off! It doesn't go much into the science behind transplantation but rather focuses on the five leading doctors and the methods they pioneered during the race to do ... Read full review

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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

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Cape Town South Africa November 21 1967
Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town South Africa December 2 1967
Stanford Medical Center Palo Alto California December 2 1967
Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn New York December 2 1967
StanfordLane Hospital San Francisco July 22 1958
Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town July 28 1958
Stanford Hospital Center Palo Alto California December 23 1959
Clearwater Hotel San Francisco October 10 1960
Stanford Medical Center Palo Alto California January 6 1968
Hilton Hotel San Francisco March 2 1968
Richmond Law and Equity Court Richmond Virginia May 25 1972
Into the Void
Chapter One On the Brink
Chapter Two Out of the Cold
Chapter Three Colored Hearts
Chapter Four Sparkys Gang

University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson Mississippi January 23 1964
Maimonides Hospital Brooklyn New York June 29 1966
Medical College of Virginia Richmond Virginia May 28 1967
Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn New York November 21 1967
Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town South Africa November 22 1967
Cape Town South Africa December 2 1967
Theater A Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town December 3 1967
546 East Seventeenth Street Brooklyn New York December 3 1967
Stanford Medical Center Palo Alto California December 3 1967
Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn New York December 6 1967
Chapter Five Heads and Hearts
Chapter Six Changing Tack
Chapter Seven Mississippi Gambling
Chapter Eight The Prince
Chapter Ten The Wait
Chapter Eleven Fame and Heartbreak
Chapter Twelve The Man with the Golden Hands
Chapter Fourteen The Trial
Acceptance
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