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By Joseph B. Martin,David Hubel,Ed Benz

ISBN-10: 1551957000

ISBN-13: 9781551957005

ISBN-10: 1551957019

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Joseph B. Martin strains his climb from a Mennonite farm within the village of Duchess, Alberta to Dean of Harvard scientific college in his memoir, Alfalfa to Ivy. Readers are rewarded with an intimate standpoint on educational politics and health and wellbeing care in Canada and the U.S. that Martin is completely poised to critique. And it's the human tale of Martin?s trip from humble origins to worldly esteem that makes Alfalfa to Ivy a compelling narrative for non-specialists in addition to lecturers and professionals.

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