Download e-book for iPad: A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor by John Berger

By John Berger

ISBN-10: 1782115021

ISBN-13: 9781782115021

In 1966 John Berger spent 3 months within the woodland of Dean shadowing an English state GP, John Sassall.

Sassall is a lucky guy - his paintings occupies and fulfils him, he lives among the sufferers he treats, the road among his lifestyles and his paintings is fortunately blurred.

In A lucky guy, Berger's textual content and the images of Jean Mohr exhibit with notable depth the lifetime of a amazing guy. it's a portrait of 1 selfless person and the agricultural group for which he grew to become the hub. Drawing on psychology, biography and medication A lucky guy is a portrait of sacrifice. it's also a profound exploration of what it capability to be a physician, to serve a neighborhood and to heal.
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