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The Wall Street Journal
Five Best books on doctors' lives …compelling and wonderfully told.
San Francisco Chronicle
Jacobs' exquisite biography of the man who helped make Hodgkin's disease a curable condition is also an insight into the adventures of scientific inquiry and the mavericks who make it happen.
Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone
So beautifully done…deserves wide readership
A riveting read, meticulously covering a time of dramatic creativity in American medicine while revealing the personal infighting that took place behind the scenes
Jounal of the American College of Radiology
An accurate account of an extraordinary story in medical history…told through the lives of individual patients and their heart-wrenching tales.