Banting: A Biography

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McClelland and Stewart, 1984 - 336 pages

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FOREWORD Writing about Banting7
CHAPTER ONE A White Boy a Right Boy15
CHAPTER TWO Becoming a Man

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About the author (1984)

John William Michael Bliss was born in Leamington, Ontario, Canada on January 18, 1941. He graduated from the University of Toronto. He taught at the University of Toronto from 1968 until 2006. He was a historian of Canadian business and politics as well as medicine. He wrote 14 books during his lifetime including A Canadian Millionaire, The Discovery of Insulin, Banting: A Biography, William Osler: A Life in Medicine, and Harvey Cushing: A Life in Surgery. He was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2016. He died from complications of vasculitis, an inflammatory blood vessel disease, on May 18, 2017 at the age of 76.

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