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The silver scalpel

Nancy Baker Jacobs

The silver scalpel

by Nancy Baker Jacobs

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Published by Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota
    • Subjects:
    • MacDonald, Devon (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Women detectives -- Minnesota -- Fiction.,
    • Abortion -- Fiction.,
    • Minnesota -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNancy Baker Jacobs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3560.A2554 S54 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1736761M
      ISBN 10039913834X
      LC Control Number92041849
      OCLC/WorldCa27143848

        The Scalpel and the Silver Bear is a poignant, fluidly written autobiography of a Navajo woman, tracing her steps from the reservation in Crownpoint, Ariz, where she grew up to the upper echelons of academic medicine at Dartmouth University. In between is a compelling tale of the cultural and psychological hurdles that Native Americans and /5(5). The silver sword of the book’s title appears in these early chapters. Joseph finds it in the rubble of his home and gives it to Jan on the condition that the boy promises to tell the Balicki children (if he sees them) where Joseph went. The silver sword is actually a letter opener, but that matters little to Jan, or even to the plot of the novel.

      the scalpel and the silver bear - alvord, lori arviso, m.d./ van pelt, elizabeth. Additional Information from Movie Mars Product Description The first Navajo woman surgeon mixes Western medicine with traditional healing practices to create a uniquely modern synthesis that emphasizes harmony and a strong connection to the natural world/5(). Lori Arviso Alvord, M.D., and Elizabeth Cohen Van Pelt, The Scalpel and The Silver Bear, Bantam Books, Reviewed by Harvey Fenigsohn. In The Scalpel and the Silver Bear, Lori Arviso Alvord relates the inspiring story of her life as she became the first Navajo woman surgeon.

        Read The Scalpel and the Silver Bear PDF FreeDownload The Scalpel and the Silver Bear Ebook OnlineRead Now [email protected] Attempts to merge holistic healing and modern high-tech medicine are not new, but the perspective of a Navajo woman surgeon makes this very personal account unique. The title objects, a surgeon's tool and a Navajo fetish, symbolize the two worlds that Alvord inhabits and whose values she seeks to unite. Now an associate dean at Dartmouth College, she writes discerningly of growing up poor on a.


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