Gifted Hands

Gifted Hands

The Ben Carson Story

Book - 2010 | 20th anniversary ed
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"Dr. Ben Carson is known around the world for breakthroughs in neurosurgery that have brought hope where no hope existed. In 'Gifted Hands', he tells of his inspiring odyssey from his childhood in inner-city Detroit to his position as director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions at age thirty-three. Taking you into the operating room where he has saved countless lives, Ben Carson is a role model for anyone who attempts the seemingly impossible" --Cover, p. 4.
Contents: A letter from Sonya Carson
"Goodbye, daddy"
Carrying the load
Eight years old
Two positives
A boy's big problem
A terrible temper
ROTC triumph
College choices
Changing the rules
A serious step
Another step forward
Coming into my own
A special year
A girl named Maranda
Little Beth
Three special children
Craig and Susan
Separating the twins
The rest of their story
Family affairs
Think big
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, [2010], c1990
Edition: 20th anniversary ed
Branch Call Number: B 20th anniv.ed
Characteristics: 240 pages., 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Murphey, Cecil - Author
ISBN: 9780310546511


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Jan 25, 2018

Carson's contributions to the "medical" field
are indeed noteworthy.

Dec 28, 2016

An inspiring read. Highly recommended for upper primary, secondary students and adults.

luvfresians Mar 11, 2016

This is a great book! Ben Carson is a great man!!!! It is very sad that he dropped out of the race, but if more people would have realized that he could save America and they had supported him he wouldn't have dropped out. More people especially Christians need to realize that America needs a man like Ben!
We don't need Hilary or Obama. What have they done for America?..........a big Nothing!
Great man; Great book!!
My whole family has read it.

iluvstarwars Feb 09, 2016

This is a very good book about Dr. Carson and his amazing surgical performances. In this book we also see some reasons why Ben Carson would make a good president. It also shows us that even if you didn't grow up in a very rich family, you can achieve anything through perseverance and hard work.

Feb 05, 2016

Mr. Carson, neurosurgeon, is a excellent man and would make a excellent president.

Aug 04, 2013

great inspiring story about religion, childhood/adulthood life and about his dreams for the future, highly recommended 15+

Jun 18, 2013

Best thing I've read in months. Good for all reading ages and levels.

Adver5e97 Aug 02, 2012

Inspirational Story! Very touching and great book.


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