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Writer, M.D: The Best Contemporary Fiction and Nonfiction by Doctors

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Publisher Comments:

"From Chekhov to Maugham to William Carlos Williams, doctors have long given voice to their unique perspectives through literature. Writer, M.D. celebrates this rich tradition with a collection of fiction and nonfiction by today's most beloved physician-writers, including, Abraham Verghese, on the lost art of the physical exam Pauline Chen, on the bond between a med student and her first cadaver Atul Gawande, on the ethical dilemmas of a young surgical intern Danielle Ofri, on the devastation of losing a patient Ethan Canin, on love, poetry, and growing old These essays and stories illuminate the inner lives of men and women who deal with trauma, illness, mortality, and grief on a daily basis. Read together, they provide a candid, moving, one-of-a-kind glimpse behind the doctor's mask"--

About the Author

Leah Kaminsky is an award-winning writer and a practicing family physician. She is the author of four books, including Stitching Things Together, a collection of poetry. She has studied writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, New York University, and Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is currently at work on her first novel. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307946874
Subtitle:
The Best Contemporary Fiction and Nonfiction by Doctors
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Author:
Kaminsky, Leah
Publication Date:
20120110
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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