Publisher: Clarion Books (December 8, 2015)
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In 1944 a groundbreaking operation repaired the congenital center disorder often called blue child syndrome. The operation's good fortune introduced the medical professional Alfred Blalock foreign repute and prepared the ground for open-heart surgical procedure. however the strategy have been painstakingly built through Vivien Thomas, Blalock's African American lab assistant, who stood at the back of Blalock within the working room to provide him step by step instructions. The tales of this clinical and social leap forward and the lives of Thomas, Blalock, and their colleague Dr. Helen Taussig are intertwined during this compelling nonfiction narrative.