The doctor’s wife

ISBN: 0870113372, 9780870113376
OCLC Number: 646979951
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Sawako Ariyoshi
Translator: Wakako Hironaka, Ann Siller Kostant
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha International, 1978, 1979, 1981, 2003
Publication Place: New York, Tokyo
Japanese Copyright Year: 1966
English Publication Date: 1978
Notes: Japanese title: Hanaoka Seishu no tsuma.
Abstract: This is a novelization of the life and struggles of the first doctor in the world to perform successfuly surgery for breast cancer. The professional battle to overcome the scourge of breast cancer is mirrored by the surgeon's tempestuous duels with his domineering female family members.