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The Dressing Station: A Surgeon's Chronicle of War and Medicineby Jonathan Kaplan
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After studying medicine in his native South Africa, and then in Britain and the US, and working as a clinician and researcher for a decade, Kaplan began travelling as a doctor, journalist, and documentary filmmaker. In his first book, he recounts his life and education, and some of his field experiences in places ranging from Kurdistan, Mozambique, Burma, Brazil, and Eritrea to transit lounges. A memoir, it includes no index or bibliography.
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From treating the casualties of apartheid in Cape Town to operating on Kurdish guerrillas in Northern Iraq at the end of the Gulf War, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan has saved (and lost) lives in the remotest corners of the world under the most extreme conditions. Now he delivers "The Dressing Station, " a brilliant and often harrowing narrative that reveals the crucial work of field doctors all over the world, and the devastating realities of the zones of conflict in which they operate.
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