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The Private Life Of Doctor Crippen

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755147146
Size: 17.56 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 206
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Book Description: Doctor Crippen's murder of his wife ranks among the most notorious crimes of the twentieth century. Richard Gordon skilfully recreates the chilling atmosphere of the murder - and how it shook respectable society to the core. Using the character as his case study, Gordon also reveals the conflicting suavity and savagery of the Edwardian age.


The Private Life Of Florence Nightingale

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755147154
Size: 47.99 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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Book Description: This harsh and gritty story of Florence Nightingale does little to perpetuate the myth of the gentle lady of the lamp. Instead, through the eyes of his impassioned narrator, Richard Gordon lays bare the truth of this complex and chilling character.


Doctor On The Job

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 075513110X
Size: 55.75 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 164
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Book Description: The staff of St Swithan's hospital on strike! Sir Lancelot can hardly believe it. And when the porters and tea ladies take charge and start ordering him about, it seems that all hell will break loose. Philip Chipps for one has more pressing things on his mind - he seems to have misplaced his trousers. In one of the nurses' rooms?


Doctor In The Nest

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755146956
Size: 63.55 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 198
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Book Description: Sir Lancelot Sprat is finding his faith in the British Health Service is taking a battering. It had already been a bad day - a call from Nairobi, a disagreement over the breakfast haddock, and a visit from Sir Lionel! All is further complicated by two ex-students and three ladies only too willing to satisfy a widower's sexual desires.


Doctor On The Boil

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755131088
Size: 41.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 168
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Book Description: The work-shy Dr Grimsdyke is still at St Swithan's. Nurses are hitching up their skirts in the name of fashion and the dean is almost certain he is to be knighted. And then a Rolls Royce pulls up with Sir Lancelot Spratt in it. Bored with retirement he has returned to invoke a clause in St Swithan's original charter and resume work.


Doctor In Clover

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755146921
Size: 30.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 144
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Book Description: Now Dr Grimsdyke is qualified he finds practising medicine less congenial than anticipated. Porterhampton is suddenly rife with difficulties - as is being a waiter, or a writer. And writing obituaries is just plain depressing. Doctor in Clover finds the hapless Grimsdyke in a hilarious romp through misadventures, mishaps and total disasters.


Doctor At Sea

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755130995
Size: 14.90 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 172
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Book Description: Richard Gordon is moving rapidly towards middle-aged lethargy. Desperately in need of an antidote, he signs on with a Steamboat Company. What follows is a hilarious tale of nautical diseases and assorted misadventures. He also becomes embroiled in mysteries - what is in the Captain's stomach remedy? And what happened to the previous doctor?


Doctor At Large

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher: House of Stratus
ISBN: 0755146905
Size: 76.91 MB
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Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 166
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Book Description: Dr Richard Gordon's first job is at St Swithan's as a Junior House Surgeon. However, following some rather unfortunate incidents, promotion passes him by - going instead to his odious rival. Gordon cuts his losses and visits a medical employment agency. Anyway, he could always turn to general practice?


The Private Life Of Dr Crippen

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Author: Richard Gordon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780434302574
Size: 10.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : London (England)
Languages : en
Pages : 184
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Obituaries In The Performing Arts 2017

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Author: Harris M. Lentz III
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476670323
Size: 53.60 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 447
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Book Description: "A one-stop resource summarizing the deaths of all major individuals in the fields of television, film cartoons, theater music and popular literature throughout the world. Each obituary is well written and concise...a great resource...recommended"--Choice "A solid reference work that deserves inclusion in all public libraries. Recommended"--ARBA "An absolute must...indispensible...informative, thorough, and interesting...most highly recommended"--Examiner.com "Indispensable reference sources for obit information"--Classic Images "Magnificent research tools...invaluable...value packed with data, and written in an engaging, interesting manner that never becomes dull and statistical"--James L. Neibaur, writer. The entertainment world lost many notable talents in 2017, including iconic character actor Harry Dean Stanton, comedians Jerry Lewis and Dick Gregory, country singer Glen Campbell, playwright Sam Shepard and actor-singer Jim Nabors. Obituaries of actors, filmmakers, musicians, producers, dancers, composers, writers, animals and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2017 are included. Date, place and cause of death are provided for each, along with a career recap and a photograph. Filmographies are given for film and television performers.


Walter Dew

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Author: Nicholas Connell
Publisher: The History Press
ISBN: 0752495445
Size: 43.25 MB
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Category : Biography & Autobiography
Languages : en
Pages : 224
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Book Description: Based on original research and using hitherto material, this book tells the story of Dew's life, from his humble beginnings as a seed merchant's clerk to chief inspector at Scotland Yard in charge of the most celebrated murder investigation of the twentieth century.


Criminal Poisoning

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Author: John H. Trestrail, III
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1597452564
Size: 21.68 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Medical
Languages : en
Pages : 181
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Book Description: In this revised and expanded edition, leading forensic scientist John Trestrail offers a pioneering survey of all that is known about the use of poison as a weapon in murder. Topics range from the use of poisons in history and literature to convicting the poisoner in court, and include a review of the different types of poisons, techniques for crime scene investigation, and the critical essentials of the forensic autopsy. The author updates what is currently known about poisoners in general and their victims. The Appendix has been updated to include the more commonly used poisons, as well as the use of antifreeze as a poison.