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    • Diagnosing Giants

    • Solving the Medical Mysteries of Thirteen Patients Who Changed the World
    • By: Philip A. Mackowiak
    • Narrated by: Bryan Reid
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Dr. Mackowiak, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, offers a gripping and authoritative account of 13 patients who took center stage in world history. The result is a new understanding of how the past unfolded, as well as a sweeping survey of the history of medicine. What was the ailment that drove Caligula mad? Why did Stonewall Jackson die after having an arm amputated, when so many other Civil War soldiers survived such operations?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another bad narrator taints an interesting book!

    • By Karen Vincent on 12-23-14

    Regular price: $17.95