Second Suns: Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time

deDavid Oliver RelinPostface deGeoffrey Tabin Préface dePaul Farmer

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20 septembre 2016|
Second Suns: Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time de David Oliver Relin
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The extraordinary chronicle of two doctors "bringing light to those in darkness" (Time)-the "miracle workers" whose story is featured on 60 Minutes

Second Suns is the unforgettable true story of two very different doctors with a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness. Dr. Geoffrey Tabin was the high-achieving "bad boy" of his class at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sanduk Ruit grew up in a remote village in the Himalayas, where cataract blindness-easily curable in modern hospitals-amounts to an epidemic. Together, they pioneered a new surgical method, by which they have helped restore sight to over 4 million people-all for about $20 per operation.
 
#1 New York Times-bestselling author David Oliver Relin brings the doctors' work to vivid life through poignant portraits of their patients, from old men who can once again walk treacherous mountain trails, to children who can finally see their mothers' faces. The Himalayan Cataract Project is changing the world-one pair of eyes at a time.
Journalist David Oliver Relin (1962-2012) was a recipient of the Kiriyama Prize and a James A. Michener Fellowship. He coauthored the #1 New York Times bestseller Three Cups of Tea.Paul Farmer is the UN Deputy Special Envoy for Haiti and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also ...
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Titre :Second Suns: Two Trailblazing Doctors and Their Quest to Cure Blindness, One Pair of Eyes at a Time
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :432 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.3 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :432 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1.3 po
Publié le :20 septembre 2016
Publié par :The Experiment
Langue :anglais
ISBN - 13 :9781615193622

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