Author:Amosoff, Nikolai


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PPG-2266, A Surgeon's War

By: Amosoff, Nikolai

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Chicago, Henry Regnery Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011783

ISBN: 0-8092-9055-3

Condition: Fair

The author would become an internationally recognised heart surgeon and cyberneticist, but when he wrote these diaries he was an inexperienced young surgeon serving in an obscure Russian mobile field hospital in World War II, and his chronicles of the desperate and grisly work he performed under cruel circumstances elevates the suffering and death from the realm of the statistical to that of the human. Translated and adapted by George St. George. Yellow boards, 261 pages. Spine slant, worn corners/spine ends, edgewear, soiled edges, two tape stains to front end paper, two more to rear end pape... View more info