Charlotte, N.C., The University of North Carolina Press: 1996
Seller ID: 503004579
Condition: Very Good
Ex-library, but lightly read. Scuffs on black front endpaper, library stampings on top and bottom edges, shelf tag on spine. Mylar protector. Text clean. A UNC historian traces the life and legend of Charles Drew, an African American scientist who researched blood plasma before being fatally injured in a car accident at age 45. False rumors spread that he was denied treatment by a whites-only hospital, and the myth persists. With 12 pp. of b&w historical photos. The book draws parallels with the case of Mattheus Avery, a black veteran who died in the same region after being refused treatment ... View More...