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The facemaker : a visionary surgeon's battle to mend the disfigured soldiers of World War I  Cover Image Book Book

The facemaker : a visionary surgeon's battle to mend the disfigured soldiers of World War I

Record details

  • ISBN: 0374282307 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780374282301 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780374282301
  • ISBN: 0374282307
  • Physical Description: print
    pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: "An unlovely object" -- The ballerina's rump -- The silver ghost -- Inspiration -- A strange new art -- The chamber of horrors -- The mirrorless ward -- Tin noses and steel hearts -- The miracle workers -- The boys on blue benches -- Percy -- Heroic failures -- Against all odds -- All that glitters.
Summary, etc.: "A biography of the plastic surgeon Harold Gillies with an emphasis on the development of plastic surgery during WWI"--
Subject: Gillies, H. D. (Harold Delf) 1882-1960
Plastic surgeons Great Britain Biography
Surgery, Plastic History 20th century
Disabled veterans Rehabilitation Great Britain History 20th century
Disfigured persons Treatment Great Britain History 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 Medical care Great Britain

Available copies

  • 16 of 17 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library.

Holds

  • 2 current holds with 17 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library B GILLIES FITZHARRIS (Text) 34019154907315 Adult Biography Available -

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