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Portraits from Memory

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By Howie James. . 161 pages. University Press; , Cambridge: , 1988.. $29.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1989;110(6):499. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-110-6-499_2
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Another in the "Memoir Club" series published by the British Medical Journal. Sir James Howie sketches many of the personalities he knew in microbiology and in military, hospital, and academic medicine. Thirty persons are featured with each portrait consisting of only a few pages with anecdotes and warm reminiscences. Most of the featured persons will not be familiar to the American audience. (DBN)



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