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Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father

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Author: Fried, Stephen
Publication Date:Sep 2018
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
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In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among them was a thirty-year-old doctor named Benjamin Rush. One of the youngest signatories, he was also, among stiff competition, one of the most visionary--and he was just getting started. Rush's true brilliance was as a physician and scientist, and he is still known as the "American Hippocrates" for pioneering a national healthcare system and...
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Fried, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Fried is a journalist and author. His books include Thing of Beauty: The Tragedy of Supermodel Gia, Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West-One Meal at a Time, Bitter Pills: Inside the Hazardous World of Legal Drugs, The New Rabbi, and Husbandry. He and Patrick J. Kennedy wrote A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction. He won the National Magazine Award twice and is an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.


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