The Making of a Surgeon-William A. Nolen

  • Title: The Making of a Surgeon
  • Author: William A. Nolen
  • Released: 1999-05-01
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  • Pages: 269
  • ISBN: 0922811466
  • ISBN13: 978-0922811465
  • ASIN: 0922811466


The Making of a Surgeon is the memoir of an apprentice. It is William Nolen's story of his transformation from student to practitioner, from a brash medical school graduate to a surgeon possessing skill and judgment. And, as happens in the best memoirs, with his brilliant flash of self-discovery William Nolen illuminates the world outside himself.

First published in 1970, The Making of a Surgeon received critical acclaim and touched a world audience. The book's universal themes propelled it to the rarified heights of a best seller. In this reprinted edition, with a foreword by the author's daughter, his classic returns.