9780310546511

Gifted Hands : The Ben Carson Story

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  • ISBN13:

    9780310546511

  • ISBN10:

    0310546516

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1992
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub

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Summary

Ben Carson, M.D., works medical miracles. Today, he's one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells of his inspiring odyssey from his childhood in inner-city Detroit to his position as director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33. Ben Carson is a role model for anyone who attempts the seemingly impossible as he takes you into the operating room where he has saved countless lives. Filled with fascinating case histories, this is the dramatic and intimate story of Ben Carson's struggle to beat the odds -- and of the faith and genius that make him one of the greatest life-givers of the century.

Author Biography

Dr. Benjamin Carson is director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore Cecil Murphey, author of over forty books, has also assisted well-known personalities in writing their biographies

Table of Contents

"Goodbye, Daddy"p. 11
Carrying the Loadp. 17
Eight Years Oldp. 23
Two Positivesp. 32
A Boy's Big Problemp. 45
A Terrible Temperp. 54
ROTC Triumphp. 61
College Choicesp. 71
Changing the Rulesp. 80
A Serious Stepp. 91
Another Step Forwardp. 112
Coming Into My Ownp. 123
A Special Yearp. 135
A Girl Named Marandap. 146
Heartbreakp. 155
Little Bethp. 167
Three Special Childrenp. 177
Craig and Susanp. 185
Separating the Twinsp. 201
The Rest of Their Storyp. 213
Family Affairsp. 219
Think Bigp. 225
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