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Abraham Verghese
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Abraham Verghese is Professor and Senior Associate Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He was the founding director of the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, where he is now an adjunct professor. He is the author of My Own Country, a 1994 NBCC Finalist and a Time Best Book of the Year, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has published essays and short stories that have appeared in The... Read More

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Cutting for Stone

Written by Abraham Verghese


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $15.95

A stunning debut novel from the author of My Own Country: an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, fathers and sons, doctors and patients, exile and home.

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin scions of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission... Read more >

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Cutting for Stone
A novel
Written by Abraham Verghese


Format: Hardcover, 560 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $28.95

A stunning debut novel from the author of My Own Country: an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, fathers and sons, doctors and patients, exile and home.

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin scions of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission... Read more >

Cutting for Stone

Written by Abraham Verghese


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 3, 2009
Price: $11.99

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My Own Country
A Doctor's Story
Written by Abraham Verghese


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $16.00

Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern life. But on August 11, 1985, the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, and before long, a crisis that had once... Read more >
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