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Experiment Eleven : dark secrets behind the discovery of a wonder drug / Peter Pringle.

Pringle, Peter. (Author).
  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780802717740 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0802717748 (hbk.)
  • Description: viii, 278 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Walker & Co., 2012.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction RM 666 .S73 P75 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 615.32/Pringle (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 615.32/PRINGLE (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-269) and index.
Contents Note: The discovery. Zones of antagonism ; The apprentice and his master ; The good earth ; The sponsor ; A distinguished visitor ; The race to publish ; A conflict of interest -- The rift. The lilac gardens ; The Parable of the Sick Children ; Mold in their pockets ; Dr. Schatz goes to Albany ; The five-hundred-dollar check ; A patent that shaped the world -- The challenge. The letter ; Choose a lawyer ; The road to court ; Under oath ; The settlement -- The prize. The road to Stockholm ; "A dog yapping at the heels of a great world figure" ; The drug harvest ; The master's memoir ; The copied notebooks -- The restoration. Wilderness years ; The English scientist ; A medal.
Summary: Documents the discovery of the first effective cure for tuberculosis and the efforts of a Rutgers College student to reclaim credit for his work from the department director who was wrongly honored and awarded a Nobel Prize for the finding.


Pringle, Peter. "Experiment Eleven : dark secrets behind the discovery of a wonder drug." New York, N.Y. : Walker & Co., 2012.

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