The Scalpel and the Silver Bear: The First Navajo Woman Surgeon Combines Western Medicine and Traditional Healing

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Price
$20.00  $18.60
Publisher
Bantam
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.57 X 8.12 X 0.64 inches | 0.53 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780553378009

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About the Author
Lori Arviso Alvord, M.D., is now the associate dean of minority and student affairs at Dartmouth Medical School. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband, Jon, and two children, Kodiak and Kaitlyn.

Elizabeth Cohen van Pelt is a staff writer with the New York Post. She lives in New York with her husband and daughter.
Reviews
"If you're in the market for a captivating autobiography, look no further."--South Carolina Herald

"Sheer pleasure to read from the very first page... Absorbing."--Booklist

"Movingly details her quest to unify two cultures and two healing traditions."--The Dallas Morning News

"Those who would enjoy an insider's look at how modern medicine and life mix with the Navajo Way shouldn't miss The Scalpel and the Silver Bear."--Tony Hillerman