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Cutting for Stone (Vintage) by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone (Vintage)

AZ reader, January 2, 2013

Cutting for Stone kept this reader on a roller coaster of emotions from squeamish, to "Oh! No! moments, to horror, to tears. A truly great writer who "shows, not tells" the story. Abraham Verghese has a talent as a writer that should bring me quickly to any other books he writes.
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The House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
The House of Sand and Fog

AZ reader, January 1, 2010

When I started reading this book...I didn't care for it...but found that I was soon empathizing/sympathizing with whatever character (except the cop) was in the chapter I was reading. I still wasn't sure I really enjoyed the book when I finished it...but it has hung with me for 5 years. Often I'll read what I consider a great book, but it fades from memory except perhaps the title. Not so with The House of Sand and Fog.
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