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|Title:||MEDICAL ODYSSEY: An Autobiography of Sir Douglas Robb|
|Category:||New Zealand - Biographies|
|New / Used:||Used|
|Book Type:||Small Hardcover|
Immaculate original condition, light handling wear on dust jacket, otherwise near brand new. Images depict all need to know detail.
Sir Douglas Robb was one of New Zealand's most eminent medical men; this autobiography is the story of the development of modern medicine in this country as seen through the eyes of one who played a key role in it. It is a modest account of a life of outstanding service to medicine, education and the community at large..
Among his achievements were pioneer operations on the heart, and 'blue' babies. He was also prominent in the establishment of the Auckland Medical School.
Illustrated throughout with b&w photos.