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Escape Mary Beacock Fryer

Escape

Mary Beacock Fryer

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ISBN : 9781282816152
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188 pages
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Maggie Davis is a young girl who lives in Chester, Nova Scotia, near Halifax, when her beloved Uncle Nick is killed by diabetes. Maggies father, a doctor, is greatly saddened by his brothers death, and soon has to deal with his own daughtersMoreMaggie Davis is a young girl who lives in Chester, Nova Scotia, near Halifax, when her beloved Uncle Nick is killed by diabetes. Maggies father, a doctor, is greatly saddened by his brothers death, and soon has to deal with his own daughters diagnosis with the dread disease. Various remedies are tried, including starvation diet popular at the time, but nothing works and Maggies condition worsens. Meanwhile, in Toronto, Banting and other doctors work night and day to perfect insulin. Will they succeed in time to save Maggie and thousands of others?