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Review: The Hospital

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Cindy Crosby

Seldom has a missionary painted such a compelling portrait of hope from darkest despair as Dr. Catherine Hamlin in her inspiring memoir, THE HOSPITAL BY THE RIVER. When she and her husband, Reg, embarked on their careers in gynecology in Australia, they never dreamed their work would eventually take them halfway across the globe to the third world country of Ethiopia to establish a teaching ... Read full review

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Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Mack - Goodreads

This was an enjoyable, educational read for me as I had never heard of fistula. It was a true message of hope and sacrifice by Catherine and Reg Hamlin, not only doctor, but fund raisers and hope ... Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Rebecca Anne Cutler - Goodreads

I read this book in 3 hours. Not because I couldn't put it down, but because an Orthopaedic Surgeon (whom I had a crush on) told me the book was "inspirational" & "changed my life". Parts of this book ... Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Sarina Madan - Goodreads

This was interesting to me especially because I was going to visit the hospital she founded in Addis Ababa, but the book was a bit too scattered and too religious for my taste. She does seem like an amazing person though, and I learned a lot about the condition of fistula. Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Louise - Goodreads

Heartbreaking but beautiful. I was inspired by the kindness of people and the willingness to give up their way of life for others. Loved it. Want to go help out! Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Jo Viegas - Goodreads

An amazing read about an amazing woman Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Guilia - Goodreads

Heartbreaking but incredibly interesting Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

This was a great look at the life of a married couple who take an assignment as Ob/Gyns in Ethiopia and realize that the paragraph they read about fistulas in their handbook is going to revolutionize ... Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Paula Burgess - Goodreads

Great book feeling very fortunate to have been born in NZ had great obstetric care. The people of Ethiopia are lucky to have gad the Hamlins Read full review

Review: The Hospital by the River: A Story of Hope

User Review  - Kim Tyo-Dickerson - Goodreads

From the Hamlin Fistula Hospital's website. You need to know what a fistula is to appreciate the work of Catherine Hamlin and her husband Reg in Ethiopia: "Pregnant women in rural Ethiopia have little ... Read full review

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