Partners of the heart: Vivien Thomas and his work with Alfred Blalock : an autobiography

Front Cover
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
1 Review

Inspiration for the Emmy Award-winning HBO film Something the Lord Made and the award-winning PBS documentary Partners of the Heart.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - libraryclerk - LibraryThing

Really interesting autobiography of a man who helped a lot in medical research such a Blue Baby surgery. Read full review

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1998)

Vivien T. Thomas, a high school graduate, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Johns Hopkins University and was made a member of the medical school faculty in recognition of his contributions to the practice of cardiovascular surgery and to the education of young surgeons. Partners of the Heart is the autobiography of this extraordinary man who struggled against overwhelming odds and achieved international recognition.

Bibliographic information