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Dr. Mutter's Marvels

A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Hardcover, 371 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $27.50 |

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Dr. Mutter's Marvels
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A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
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Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

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A portrait of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's famous medical oddities museum describes his advocacy for clean and compassionate patient care in spite of his numerous detractors. By the award-winning author of Words in Your Face. 40,000 first printing.