Genius on the Edge

The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted

by Gerald Imber

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Genius on the Edge
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The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
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Genius on the Edge
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The Bizarre Double Life of Dr. William Stewart Halsted
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Gerald Imber

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Book Summary

Reveals a complex and troubled man who, despite being a ground-breaking father of modern surgery, battled with cocaine and morphine addition, exhibited eccentric behavior and lived an unusual lifestyle.