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The lobotomist : a maverick medical genius and his tragic quest to rid the world of mental illness / Jack El-Hai.

El-Hai, Jack. (Author).
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Eckhart Public Library - Main 617.4 EL-HAI (Text) 840191001508813 Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 0471232920 (hb.)
  • Physical Description: v, 362p. : ill. ; 24cm.
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, 2005.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-354) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- September 1936 -- Rittenhouse Square -- The education of a lobotomist -- In the hospital wards -- A perfect partner -- Refining lobotomy -- Lines of battle -- Life and death -- Waterfall -- Fame -- Road warrior -- Leaving home -- Decline -- Ghost -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Bibliography.
Subject: Freeman, Walter, 1895-1972.
Neurosurgeons.
Frontal lobotomy.
Depression, Mental.

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