The Citadel by A.J. CRONIN

The Citadel

byA.J. CRONINAs told byA.J. CRONIN

Paperback | November 30, 1983

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"Cronin's distinguished achievement....No one could have written as fine, honest, and moving a study of a young doctor asThe Citadelwithout possessing great literary taste and skill." --The Atlantic Monthly
A groundbreaking novel of its time and a National Book Award winner.
The Citadelfollows the life of Andrew Manson, a young and idealistic Scottish doctor, as he navigates the challenges of practicing medicine across interwar Wales and England. Based on Cronin's own experiences as a physician,The Citadelboldly confronts traditional medical ethics, and has been noted as one of the inspirations for the formation of the National Health Service.
The Citadelhas been adapted into several successful film, radio, and television productions around the world, including the Oscar-nominated 1938 film starring Ralph Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, and Rex Harrison.

About The Author

A.J. (Archibald Joseph) Cronin was born in Cardross, Scotland on February 19, 1896 and died a millionaire in Montreaux, Switzerland on January 6, 1981. He was educated at Glasgow University Medical School and served as a surgeon in the Royal Navy during World War I. After the war, he investigated occupational diseases in the coal indus...
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Title:The CitadelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:November 30, 1983Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316161837

ISBN - 13:9780316161831

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