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Title:
Inner beauty, inner light
Author:
Leboyer, Frédérick.
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Uniform Title:
Cette lumière d'où vient l'vient l'enfant. English
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1978.
Physical Description:
273 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Translation of Cette lumière d'où vient l'enfant.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780394412948

9780394734590
Format :
Book

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Frédérick Leboyer was born Alfred Lazare Levy in Paris, France on November 1, 1918. He graduated from the University of Paris School of Medicine. During World War II, he and his older brother changed their name to Leboyer to avoid detection as Jews by the occupying Nazis. After the war, he worked in a hospital and then opened a private practice. He began questioning modern obstetrics in the late 1950s and became an advocate for natural birth methods. His book, Birth Without Violence, was published in 1974. He stopped practicing medicine and dedicated himself to photography and film. He wrote several books including Loving Hands and Inner Beauty, Inner Light. He died on May 25, 2017 at the age of 98.

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Frédérick Leboyer was born Alfred Lazare Levy in Paris, France on November 1, 1918. He graduated from the University of Paris School of Medicine. During World War II, he and his older brother changed their name to Leboyer to avoid detection as Jews by the occupying Nazis. After the war, he worked in a hospital and then opened a private practice. He began questioning modern obstetrics in the late 1950s and became an advocate for natural birth methods. His book, Birth Without Violence, was published in 1974. He stopped practicing medicine and dedicated himself to photography and film. He wrote several books including Loving Hands and Inner Beauty, Inner Light. He died on May 25, 2017 at the age of 98.

(Bowker Author Biography)