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The Resource The organ thieves : the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South, Chip Jones

The organ thieves : the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South, Chip Jones

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The organ thieves : the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South
Title
The organ thieves
Title remainder
the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South
Statement of responsibility
Chip Jones
Title variation
Shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An investigation into how racial inequality has shaped the heart transplant race describes how in 1968 an injured black man checked into a hospital before his heart was removed and donated without his family's knowledge or consent
Cataloging source
WWBK
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1952-
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Jones, Charles
Dewey number
617.412
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tucker, Bruce
  • Heart
  • Discrimination in medical care
  • African Americans
  • Health and race
  • Racism
Label
The organ thieves : the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South, Chip Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Roots. Case of the missing heart ; The resurrectionists ; The anatomy men ; "The limbo of the unclaimed" -- Part two. The race. Breaking the heart barrier ; Heart on ice ; Restless genius ; The glass jar ; Foreign exchange ; Finish line -- Part three. Reckoning. The fall ; His brother's heart ; The scream ; "Facts and circumstances" -- Part four. Troubles, trials, and tribulations. Rejection ; The making of a medical celebrity ; The defender ; Relative death ; Time of trial ; Friends in high places ; Shaping of a verdict ; The unresolved case of Bruce Tucker ; Down in the well -- Epilogue. The soul of medicine -- Afterword. Unhealed history
Control code
000067675067
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 390 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529400595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1190733064
Label
The organ thieves : the shocking story of the first heart transplant in the segregated South, Chip Jones
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Roots. Case of the missing heart ; The resurrectionists ; The anatomy men ; "The limbo of the unclaimed" -- Part two. The race. Breaking the heart barrier ; Heart on ice ; Restless genius ; The glass jar ; Foreign exchange ; Finish line -- Part three. Reckoning. The fall ; His brother's heart ; The scream ; "Facts and circumstances" -- Part four. Troubles, trials, and tribulations. Rejection ; The making of a medical celebrity ; The defender ; Relative death ; Time of trial ; Friends in high places ; Shaping of a verdict ; The unresolved case of Bruce Tucker ; Down in the well -- Epilogue. The soul of medicine -- Afterword. Unhealed history
Control code
000067675067
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 390 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781529400595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1190733064

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