Martin Arrowsmith

Martin Arrowsmith - Martin Arrowsmith of pioneer descent and unflagging spirit begins his medical training by reading Gray's Anatomy at the age of

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Unformatted text preview: Martin Arrowsmith, of pioneer descent and unflagging spirit, begins his medical training by reading Gray's Anatomy at the age of fourteen in the office of Doc Vickerson, of Elk Mills. In 1904, he enters Winnemac University, where during his career as a student he becomes assistant to Max Gottlieb, a German scientist, whom Martin deeply admires and respects. Digamma Pi is the fraternity through which Martin becomes acquainted with other students who are to reappear later in the story, notably Clif Clawson, Ira Hinkley, Angus Duer, and Irving Watters. During his years at Winnemac, Martin falls in love with a probationary nurse, Leora Tozer, and marries her a year before graduation in Wheatsylvania, North Dakota. With the financial help of her unwilling family, they return to Winnemac, and Martin receives his medical degree, becoming an intern in Zenith General Hospital.Winnemac, and Martin receives his medical degree, becoming an intern in Zenith General Hospital....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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