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Searching for my destiny / George Blue Spruce Jr., as told to Deanne Durrett.

  • Blue Spruce, George.
[2009], ©2009
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About this work


Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2009], ©2009.

Physical description

xv, 294 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.


Includes index.


Those who came before me -- Those who paved my way -- Campus brats, cousins, and the lessons of life -- Formal education, hard knocks, and rewards -- Creighton years -- Finally : Doctor Blue Spruce -- Lieutenant Blue Spruce, USN -- Indian Health Service dentist -- From the wilds of Montana to New York City -- Merchant Marines -- Back to school -- Off to South America -- Back in the States -- Special assistant, Bureau of Health Manpower Education -- Career change : the "money man" -- King of the hill -- Finally : director of the program closest to my heart -- Assistant Surgeon General -- Come, follow me -- To those who hold our future.



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    History of Medicine
    BZP (Blue Spruce)
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