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Gifted Hands

Paperback|Jan 1992
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GIFTED HANDS is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at John Hopkins University Hospital. GIFTED HANDS will transport you into the operating room to...


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GIFTED HANDS is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at John Hopkins University Hospital. GIFTED HANDS will transport you into the operating room to witness surgeries that made headlines around the world, and into the private mind of a God-fearing physician who lives to help others.

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Gifted Hands by and about Ben Carson, M.D., is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Gifted Hands will transplace you into the operating room to witness surgeries that made headlines around the world, and into the private mind of a compassionate, God-fearing physician who lives to help others. In 1987, Dr. Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head -- an extremely complex and delicate operation that was five months of planning and twenty-two hours of actual surgery, involving a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Gifted Hands reveals a man with humility, decency, compassion, courage, and sensitivity who serves as a role model for young people (and everyone else) in need of encouragement to attempt the seemingly impossible and to excel in whatever they attempt. Dr. Carson also describes the key role that his highly intelligent though relatively uneducated mother played in his metamorphosis from an unmotivated ghetto youngster into one of the most respected neurosurgeons in the world.

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 24715
  • Product Code 0310546516
  • ISBN 0310546516
  • UPC 025986546519
  • Pages 240
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Jan 1992
  • Sales Rank 545
  • Dimensions 17 x 203 x 136mm
  • Weight 0.217kg

Ben Carson

Dr. Benjamin Carson MD is professor and director of paediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions and the author of three other bestselling books, Gifted Hands, Think Big and The Big Picture. He overcame an inner-city background to become a world renowned neurosurgeon, widely respected role model, he shares motivational insights with inner-city kids and corporate executives alike. He serves on the corporate boards of The Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and American's Promise among others, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation. Dr. Carson holds more than 40 honorary doctorates and has been named by the Library of Congress as one of 89 Living Legends. He and his wife, Candy, have three sons and live in Baltimore County, Maryland.

Cecil Murphey

New York Times? best-selling author and international speaker CECIL (CEC) MURPHEY has written or co-written more than a hundred books, including the runaway bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven (with Don Piper) and Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story (with Dr. Ben Carson). His books have sold millions of copies, have been translated into more than 40 languages, and have brought hope and encouragement to countless people around the world

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