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Cutting For Stone By Abraham Verghese

Cutting For Stone

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My brother, Shiva, and I came into the world in the late afternoon of the twentieth of September in the year of grace 1954. We took our first breaths in the thick air of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. No surgeon can heal the would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed. To begin at the beginning...

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Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese

My brother, Shiva, and I came into the world in the late afternoon of the twentieth of September in the year of grace 1954. We took our first breaths in the thick air of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. Bound by birth, we were driven apart by bitter betrayal. No surgeon can heal the would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed. To begin at the beginning...

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Cutting For Stone Reviews


"This huge, rich, ambitious tapestry of a novel makes insomnia a pleasure...tremendous" * The Times *
"There is a gravity and beauty in his writing that sets it apart from much contemporary fiction" * Daily Telegraph *
"Tremendous, compassionate, exuberant" * Independent *
"The reader feels there really is something at stake - birth, love, death, war, loyalty" * Guardian *
"Tremendousm compassionate, exuberant" -- Michael Bywater * Independent *

About Abraham Verghese


Born and brought up of Indian parents in Ethiopia, Abraham Verghese qualified as a doctor in Madras and is currently professor of medicine at Stanford University, California. He is the author of My Own Country, an NBCC finalist made into a film directed by Mira Nair, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book. His essays and stories have appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, Granta, New York Times Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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GOR001468618
Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
Abraham Verghese
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2009-12-26
560
0099443635
9780099443636
N/A
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