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Grosset & Dunlap, 1925 - Avarice - 448 pages
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After years of work as a small town doctor and a research scientist, Arrowsmith heads for the West Indies with a serum to halt an epidemic. A tragic turn of events forces him to come to terms with his career and his personal life.

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

An innovative doctor reaps the rewards of a discovery, but suffers along the way and returns to the life he actually had all along. A wonderful read. One of my favorite authors. Read full review

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User Review  - Shane - Goodreads

I can understand why this novel was so important at the time, for it brought out the conflicts between public and private healthcare, between discovery and commercial exploitation, and between ... Read full review

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