For full details click on the link below to read article from uabs website below. Abraham verghese has books on goodreads with 679981 ratings. Cutting for stone was chosen as the selection for nprs monthly book club in march. His writing has appeared in the new yorker, granta, and other publications.
The wellbeing of our community is our top priority so we are following the current cdc recommendations. Abraham verghese, author of cutting for stone, describes his. Cutting for stone by abraham verghese and a great selection of. His third book and first novel, cutting for stone, was published by knopf in 2009. A doctors story of a small town in tennessee and its people in the age of aids. The experience has informed his work as a doctor and as a writer. 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. 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. Log in to get better recommendations with a free account.
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Working in johnson city was abraham verghese, a young indian doctor. Cutting for stone by verghese, abraham and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Louise aronson, md mfa, is a geriatrician, writer, and. Abraham verghese, author of cutting for stone, describes his writing life.
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