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Dan Shapiro
Dan Shapiro

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Dr. Shapiro is a regular commentator on NPR's All Things Considered . He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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Delivering Doctor Amelia
The Story of a Gifted Young Obstetrician's Error and the Psychologist Who Helped Her
Written by Dan Shapiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 13, 2004
Price: $16.00

Doctor Dan Shapiro, a writer and psychologist, takes us on a mesmerizing personal journey into his treatment of a brilliant young obstetrician.

Doctors in our society are often viewed as omnipotent, highly trained professionals who do not make mistakes, but they are, after all, still human. In Delivering Doctor Amelia, Dan Shapiro... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Delivering Doctor Amelia
The Story of a Gifted Young Obstetrician's Error and the Psychologist Who Helped Her
Written by Dan Shapiro


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

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Mom's Marijuana
Life, Love, and Beating the Odds
Written by Dan Shapiro


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $15.95

A young man battles Hodgkin’s disease and survives–with more than a little help from his Mom–in this wry and uplifting memoir about life, love, and beating the odds.

When Dan Shapiro’s decidely anti-drug mom put aside her convictions and grew marijuana in her backyard garden (behind a discrete screen of sunflowers), he... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Mom's Marijuana
Life, Love, and Beating the Odds
Written by Dan Shapiro


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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