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The Hospital By The River - Signed Copy, by Dr Catherine Hamlin

The Hospital By The River - Signed Copy, by Dr Catherine Hamlin

Regular price $700.00
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Signed on the title page by Dr Catherine Hamlin herself. Only 7 available! A special gift for lucky Hamlin supporters. 

Your donation of $700 will go a long way toward funding an obstetric fistula surgery at Hamlin Fistula Ethiopia and you will receive a tax-deductible receipt.

The Hospital By The River, by Dr Catherine Hamlin (with John Little) is a candid account of 45 years of service to women in Ethiopia suffering from obstetric fistula. Dr. Hamlin weaves her own story together with the history of the hospital and that of her adopted country, Ethiopia. 

Paperback 320 pages. Published 2008.

CLICK HERE to read the prologue.

What readers thought of The Hospital By the River...

"Fantastic book. I found it a challenge to read anything else for a while after finishing: such an inspirational story it was difficult for other books to measure up. I highly recommend everyone to read it!" - Inara Beecher



"Such an amazing inspirational story, which gave me a new appreciation for Ethiopian history, culture and these brave, brave women!" - Lhizz Browne

"This book was given to me years ago and it is a truly inspirational story. I've never forgotten it. Heartbreaking and yet full of hope." - Linda Clarke

Read John Little's memories of Catherine here

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When you purchase from the Hamlin Shop, you are receiving ethical products handmade by fairtrade artisans from a variety of countries across Africa. Your purchase supports local craftspeople and women in Ethiopia who are recovering from preventable childbirth injuries. This is shopping with an impact. Thank you.