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Medical History

Frederick Banting

Hero, Healer, Artist

by (author) Stephen Eaton Hume

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2000
Category
History, General, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780968816639
    Publish Date
    Jan 2000
    List Price
    $19.99
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459710849
    Publish Date
    Jan 2000
    List Price
    $7.99

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Frederick Banting was a surgeon and a decorated war hero when he had the idea to develop insulin in 1920, This achievement earned him the 1923 Nobel Prize for medicine, a knighthood, and the gratitude of diabetics around the world.

About the author

Stephen Eaton Hume teaches creative writing at the University of Victoria. He has published three picture books: Midnight on the Farm, Rainbow Bay, and Red Moon Follows Truck. His children's novel A Miracle for Maggie, available from Dundurn,was nominated for the Canadian Library Association's Children's Book of the Year. He has also published the biography Frederick Banting: Hero, Healer, Artist for young people.

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