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Before I Sleep — The Last Days of Dr. Tom Dooley - James Monahan

World's Work, 1965, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, heavier at the spine ends with a little loss here and there. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Top edge of the text block spotted. Text complete, clean and tight.

2nd Impression. [First Edition: 1962] From the cover: “Readers of The Night They Burned the Mountain will recall Dr. Thomas Dooley’s account of how his small jungle hospital operation in Laos expanded into an organization called Medico, which became his lengthening shadow. The same book reached a surprising climax with the disclosure that Tom Dooley at the age of 32 had a serious illness diagnosed as malignant melanoma, a usually fatal form of cancer. Seventeen months later, on January 18, 19G1, Tom Dooley was dead.
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Number of Pages: 275

£6.50 (Now Sold)