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Author Gripper, Ali, author

Title BAREFOOT SURGEON : the inspirational story of dr sanduk ruit, the eye surgeon giving sight and hope to the world's poor;the inspirational story of dr
Published CROWS NEST : ALLEN & UNWIN, 2018
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Summary Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on the world's medical establishment to give the life-changing gift of sight to hundreds and thousands of the world's poorest and most isolated people. It is the story of a boy from the lowest tiers of a rigid caste system who grew up in a tiny, remote Himalayan village with no school to become one of the most respected ophthalmologists in the world and a medical giant of Asia. Compelling and compassionate, it is also the story of a young doctor who became Fred Hollows' medical soul mate and who chose to defy the world's medical establishment and the lure of riches to make the world a better place
Subject Hollows, Fred, 1929-1993.
Ruit, Sanduk.
Eye -- Surgery -- Nepal.
Ophthalmologists -- Nepal -- Biography.
Ophthalmology -- Nepal.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1760636355 (electronic bk.)
9781760636357 (electronic bk.)