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Heart: A History (Paperback): Sandeep Jauhar

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Sandeep Jauhar

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‘Jauhar weaves his own personal and family story into his history of the heart…very effectively… This gives a certain dramatic tension to the book, as it tells the fascinating and rather wonderful history of cardiology.’ –Henry Marsh, New Statesman

A Mail on Sunday Book of the Year

The heart lies at the centre of life. For cardiologist Sandeep Jauhar it is an obsession.

In this fascinating history he interweaves gripping scenes from the operating theatre with the moving tale of his family’s history of heart problems – from the death of his grandfather to the ominous signs of how he himself might die.

Jauhar looks at the pioneers who risked patients’ lives and their own careers, and confronts the limits of medical technology, arguing that how we live is more important than any device or drug we may invent. Heart is the all-encompassing story of the engine of life.

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Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: May 2019
Authors: Sandeep Jauhar
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 978-1-78607-573-4
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LSN: 1-78607-573-3
Barcode: 9781786075734

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