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Author Helfgot, Susan Whitman.

Title The match : complete strangers, a miracle face transplant, two lives transformed / Susan Whitman Helfgot ; with William Novak.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  617.5 HEL    DUE 07-14-21 Billed
Edition First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Description 264 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary The widow of a face-transplant donor recounts the story of the miracle operation that transplanted the face of her deceased husband, Joseph, onto James Maki, who was left severely disfigured after a fall onto the electrified third rail of a Boston subwaytrack.
Subject Maki, James -- Health.
Helfgot, Joseph -- Health.
Face -- Transplantation -- Biography.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc.
Added Author Novak, William.
ISBN 9781439195482
9781439195512 ebook
143919551X ebook
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