First American Edition. Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 303 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1971. ISBN: 0002210800. Three doctors are part of this story: one, the hero who gives his name to the novel; another, the author, himself a doctor, who understands dreams and drives, ideals and ambition; and finally, felt but unseen, the actual great figure whose work of healing touched the hearts and minds of people everywhere.