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Frederick Banting

by Stephen Eaton Hume

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list price: $7.99
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category: Medical
published: Jan 2000
ISBN:9781459710849
publisher: Dundurn
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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.

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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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Stephen Eaton Hume has published a young-adult novel, a creative non-fiction, a biography, and three picture books. His articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Medical Post, the Vancouver Sun, and other publications. He teaches in the English Department at the University of Victoria.

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