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On call in the Arctic

Thomas J. Sims

On call in the Arctic

a doctor"s pursuit of life, love, and miracles in the Alaskan frontier

by Thomas J. Sims

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    Describes the author"s experiences working as the only physician in Nome, Alaska, where he provided care to a frontier town and surrounding Alaska Native villages in very remote areas.

    Edition Notes

    StatementThomas J. Sims
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR154.S567 O53 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 307 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974629M
    ISBN 101681778513
    ISBN 109781681778518
    OCLC/WorldCa1048932127

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