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Author Cervetti, Nancy, 1947-
Title S. Weir Mitchell, 1829-1914 : Philadelphia's literary physician / Nancy Cervetti.
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor4  R154.M66 C47 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xii, 295 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Penn State series in the history of the book
Penn State series in the history of the book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Family matters -- Letters home -- The young physiologist -- War's awful harvest -- Wind and tide -- Pandora's box -- The apple or the rose -- The literary physician -- Combat zones -- Great doctor, poet, and salmon killer -- Winter's sorrow -- The new century.
Summary "A biography of Philadelphia physician S. Weir Mitchell. Examines his life and his interactions with many prominent nineteenth-century Americans, including Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jane Addams, Winifred Howells, Edith Wharton, William Osler, Mary Putnam Jacobi, Walt Whitman, and Andrew Carnegie"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Physicians -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
ISBN 0271054034 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780271054032 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard # 40021346558
OCLC number 778040101