Koop: The Memoirs of America's Family Doctor

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HarperPaperbacks, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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The former U.S. Surgeon General offers a compelling and candid account of his life in a stunning portrait of growing up in early 20th-century America, a rare glimpse of a great surgeon in the making, an honest and sometimes shocking tale of how Washington politics can undermine the public's health (Timothy Johnson, M.D., Medical Editor, ABC News). Photographs.

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KOOP: The Memoirs of America's Family Doctor

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``Keep your head down and your mouth shut'' was advice given to the would-be Surgeon General early in his Washington days; fortunately, the high-profile and controversial Koop chose otherwise, both in ... Read full review

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Koop is no shrinking violet. His ego permeates his memoir as he recounts his childhood in Brooklyn, his education at Dartmouth and Cornell, and his eminent surgical career at the Children's Hospital ... Read full review


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