❰PDF / Epub❯ ✅ Cutting for Stone Author Abraham Verghese – E17streets4all.co.uk A sweeping emotionally riveting first novel an enthralling family saga of Africa and America doctors and patients exile and homeMarion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between A sweeping emotionally riveting first novel an enthralling family saga of Africa and America doctors and patients exile and homeMarion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa Orphaned by their mother’s death in childbirth and their father’s disappearance bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of Cutting for ePUB Æ revolution Yet it will be love not politics—their passion for the same woman—that will tear them apart and force Marion fresh out of medical school to flee his homeland He makes his way to America finding refuge in his work as an intern at an underfunded overcrowded New York City hospital When the past catches up to him—nearly destroying him—Marion must entrust his life to the two men he thought he trusted least in the world the surgeon father who abandoned him and the brother who betrayed himAn unforgettable journey into one man’s remarkable life and an epic story about the power intimacy and curious beauty of the work of healing othersfront flap.
Abraham Verghese MD MACP is Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal MedicineBorn of Indian parents who were teachers in Ethiopia he grew up near Addis Ababa and began his medical training there When Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed he completed his training at Madras Medical Co.
- 541 pages
- Cutting for Stone
- Abraham Verghese
- 08 October 2015 Abraham Verghese