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Norman Bethune
Frances Hern
1551537931
January 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
One of the world's top surgeons, an advocate of democratic medical services, and an international humanitarian, Norman Bethune risked his life to deliver blood to the front lines. He is revered in China as a hero, where he was a personal friend of Chairman Mao Zedong, and his unceasing and inventive work established a lasting bond between his adopted people and this heroic Canadian.

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Norman Bethune - The Incredible Life and Tragic Death of a Revered Canadian Doctor "Within hours of his arrival, Norman was taken to meet Chairman Mao Zedong. The smiling man grabbed Norman's hands in welcome....The two men talked for hours." This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: history biography One of the world's top surgeons, an...


Politics of Passion Norman Bet
Larry Hannant
0802009077
May 1998
Hardcover
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Mind of Norman Bethune
Roderick Stewart
1550416014
September 2001
Paperback
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Review
"...should generate renewed interest in this uniquely complex individual. Yes, Bethune was a special man and a larger-than-life character, and Stewart covers well the heroics. But what makes this work so powerful is that it lets Bethune speak for himself: the book depends on Bethune's own letters, poetry and papers." - The Muskokan "...an unusual biography of an unusual and enigmatic physician, drawn mainly from his letters, speeches, radio broadcasts, medical and political articles, poetry, drawings, paintings, and photographs. The extracts from Bethune's own materials are linked by concise but informative biographical notes by the author. Both write in a fluent readable style...should be of interest to anyone who is intrigued by unique and fascinating characters. It should be of particular interest to those studying the...


The Scalpel, the Sword
Sydney Gordon
0853453020
Jan 1973
(Paperback) - Revised Ed.
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Norman Bethune: A Life of Passionate Conviction
J. Wilson
0968360114
December 2000
Paperback
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Righting Wrongs: The Story of Norman Bethune
John Wilson
0929141717
October 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
An inspiring biography of a doctor who fought against injustice during the most tumultuous period of the 20th century.


Norman Bethune (The Canadians Series)
Roderick Stewart
1550414879
October 2002
Paperback
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Norman Bethune in China
Adapted by Chung Chih-Cheng
1410107590
November 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Comrade Norman Bethune, a member of the Communist Party of Canada, was a world-famous chest surgeon. In 1937, when the War of Resistance Against Japan broke out, he was sent to China by the Communist Parties of Canada and the United States. He arrived early in 1938. In the spring of the same year he reached Yenan and was received by the great leader of the Chinese people, Chairman Mao. Soon afterwards, he went to the base area behind the enemy lines as Medical Advisor to the Shansi-Chahar-Hopei Military Area. In those hard war years he shared the joys and sorrows of the people and armymen in the Shansi-Chahar-Hopei Border Region. He adopted the cause of the Chinese people’s liberation as his own. With selfless enthusiasm in his work, and imbued with the great spirit of internationalism and communism, he made a...


Pegi by Herself: The Life of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Canadian Artist
Laura Brandon
0773528636
February 2005
Hardcover
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