The Sweeping Wind: A Memoir Paul de Kruif

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Published: 1962

Hardcover

270 pages


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The Sweeping Wind: A Memoir  by  Paul de Kruif

The Sweeping Wind: A Memoir by Paul de Kruif
1962 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 270 pages | ISBN: | 5.70 Mb

http://www.archive.org/details/sweepi...http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/181/...The Sweeping Wind: A Memoir by P. de Kruif. Pp. 270. Harcourt, NY, 1962. John H. Raach, PhD, MDSince this article doesnt have an abstract, we provide the 1st 150 wordsMorehttp://www.archive.org/details/sweepi...http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/181/...The Sweeping Wind: A Memoir by P.

de Kruif. Pp. 270. Harcourt, NY, 1962. John H. Raach, PhD, MDSince this article doesnt have an abstract, we provide the 1st 150 words of the text:In his memoir, Paul de Kruif gives us an autobiography which ranks with the best of these rare forms of literature. In his lifetime he has been in close touch with great events in 20th century medicine & has counted some of the great personages of the American scene among his intimate friends.

The manner in which he recounts short anecdotes about many of these people is fascinating. Private conversations & letters, which always intrigue a reader, abound in his story & make it far better reading as a result.For those who have enjoyed de Kruifs novels & articles, this memoir will be a welcome addition to their library of de Kruifiana. The inimitable style which he has developed is at its best in the 1st portion of the book. The latter portion is less a story & more a mere recounting of experiences with people & committees.



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