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The House of God: The Classic Novel of Life and Death in an American Hospital

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ISBN10: 0385337388
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Now a classic! The hilarious  novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your  doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns  -- they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be.  They came from the top of their medical school class  to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a  year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer  the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile  nurses. But only the Fat Man --the Clam, all-knowing  resident — could sustain them in their struggle to  survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be  doctors when their harrowing year was done.

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Now a classic! The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns — they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. They came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile nurses. But only the Fat Man --the Clam, all-knowing resident — could sustain them in their struggle to survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be doctors when their harrowing year was done.

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Matt, July 20, 2007 (view all comments by Matt)
Brilliant. This book exposes glaring problems in modern medicine. A comical satire it is a must read for anyone whether they be considering a career in medicine or are already in the game. Samuel Shem (Pen name) is a very well respected doctor in the health care community. This book chronicles the first year of an Intern and shares with the reader the successes and failures that they endure.
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ISBN:
9780385337380
Subtitle:
The Classic Novel of Life and Death in an American Hospital
Introduction:
Updike, John
Introduction:
Updike, John
Author:
Shem, Samuel
Author:
Samuel Shem, M.D.
Author:
Samuel Shem, MD with an Introduction by John Updike
Author:
Shem, Samuel Md
Publisher:
Dell
Location:
New York
Subject:
Hospitals
Subject:
Medical
Subject:
Physicians
Subject:
Internship and Residency
Subject:
Medical education
Subject:
Medical novels
Subject:
Interns
Subject:
Teaching hospitals.
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Humorous fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
20030701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.26x5.28x.92 in. .70 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now a classic! The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns — they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. They came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile nurses. But only the Fat Man --the Clam, all-knowing resident — could sustain them in their struggle to survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be doctors when their harrowing year was done.
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