Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

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This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.

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xii, 180 p. ; 21 cm.

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Atkinson, Donald Taylor 1958.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 218 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.

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xii, 180 p. ; 21 cm.

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Atkinson, Donald Taylor. Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography, book, 1958; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143566/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.