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JFK's Secret Doctor: The Remarkable Life of Medical Pioneer and Legendary Rock Climber Hans Kraus

By: Susan E.B. Schwartz

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Skyhorse: June 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16545

ISBN: 1616085479

Condition: New


JFK's Secret Doctor tells a thrilling story of adventure and a historic medical career. Set against the grand panorama of twentieth century world events, it captures the remarkable life and spirit of climber and medical visionary Hans Kraus (1905 1996). Kraus was taught English by writer James Joyce, escaped Nazi-dominated Europe, and was JFK s secret back specialist. A legendary rock climber, known for hair-raising ascents on two continents, Kraus lived a life full of triumph, tragedy, intensity, verve, and a whole lot of guts, glory, and wit. Few realized that the same man, considered one... View more info