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Author: Frank González-Crussi, F. Gonzalez-Crussi Narrator: John McDonough Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Modern Library Chronicles Release Date: February 2008 ISBN: 9781436109550
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Praised for his erudite writing, renowned scientist Frank GonzAlez-Crussi penned this concise history of medicine, beginning with the most primitive healthcare practices and ending with the technology of modern medicine that we enjoy today. As with all Modern Library Chronicles, A Short History of Medicine is a wonderful primer for anyone interested in the subject. Download and start listening now!

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  • “John McDonough’s familiar voice—breathy but warm and expressive—is a welcoming guide through the material, which might otherwise have a clinical tone. Like a good doctor, McDonough has a reassuring manner.” 

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About the Author

Frank González-Crussi is professor emeritus of pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is the author of Suspended Animation: Six Essays on the Preservation of Bodily Parts, a New York Times Notable Book; The Five Senses, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist; and Notes of an Anatomist, winner of the Nonfiction First Prize of the Society for Midland Authors. He lives in Chicago.

About the Narrator

John McDonough, one of AudioFile magazine’s Golden Voices, has narrated dozens of audiobooks, and won eleven Earphones Awards. He is known for his narrations of children’s books, including Robert McCloskey’s Centerburg Tales and Albert Marrin’s Commander-in-Chief Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Outside of his audiobook work, he has starred in a revival of Captain Kangaroo on the Fox Network.