There he meets david smith, a medical student recovering from drug addiction, and the two men begin a tennis ritual that allows them to shed their inhibitions and find security in the sport they love and with each other. Just when it seems nothing can go wrong, the dark beast from David’s past emerges once again—and almost everything Verghese has come to trust and believe in is threatened as David spirals out of control.
My Own Country: A Doctor's StoryVintage #ad - Dr. But when the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, a crisis that had once seemed an “urban problem” had arrived in the town to stay. Verghese brought a singular perspective to johnson city: as a doctor unique in his abilities; as an outsider who could talk to people suspicious of local practitioners; above all, as a writer of grace and compassion who saw that what was happening in this conservative community was both a medical and a spiritual emergency.
Working in johnson city was Abraham Verghese, a young Indian doctor specializing in infectious diseases. Verghese became by necessity the local AIDS expert, soon besieged by a shocking number of male and female patients whose stories came to occupy his mind, and even take over his life. Vintage. By the bestselling author of Cutting for Stone, a story of medicine in the American heartland, and confronting one's deepest prejudices and fears.
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Cutting for StoneVintage #ad - Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Marion and shiva stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon.
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One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. When breath becomes air chronicles kalanithi’s transformation from a naïve medical student “possessed, “by the question of what, makes a virtuous and meaningful life” into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, given that all organisms die, ” as he wrote, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality.
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