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Margaret and Charley

The Personal Story of Dr. Charles Best, the Co-Discoverer of Insulin

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Hardback

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Margaret and Charley by Henry B. M Best
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Although Charles Best is known for discovering insulin, the story of his life neither begins nor ends with that one moment. Not only did he make many other discoveries, he was also one half of an extraordinary couple who, during their almost sixty years together, were involved in many of the significant events of the twentieth century. Margaret & Charley is the story of these two people from their beginnings on the east coast at the turn of the century through the years that followed. Through diaries, scrapbooks, photograph albums, and other documentation, the details of their lives are shared with the reader.

Author Biography

Henry Bruce Macleod Best is the younger son of Margaret and Charles Best. He has a PhD from Laval University, and has worked as the executive assistant to the secretary of state for external affairs, taught Canadian history at York University, and been the president of Laurentian University.
Release date Australia
June 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
45 Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
Dundurn Group Ltd
Pages
542
Dimensions
152x229x38
ISBN-13
9781550023992
Product ID
1906447

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