On A Rainy December Night In 1998, Charles Siebert Was Given The Rare Opportunity To Accompany A Team Of Surgeons Both In The Harvesting Of A Human Heart From The Body Of A Young Woman Who D Recently Died, And In The Subsequent Implantation Of That Heart Into A Waiting Recipient Beginning With His Harrowing Weeklong Wait For The Harvest Call, Siebert Weaves A Seamless Series Of Reflections About History S Obsession With This Central And Vital Organ And About Modern Science S Latest Startling Discoveries Concerning Both The Heart S Biological Origins And Its Long Intuited Role In The Play Of Our Emotions The Resulting Mix Is A Journey Into The Literal And Gurative Heart Of Our Being And The Previously Unexplored Ways In Which The Matter Of Modern Science And Timeless Metaphor Meet.
Charles Siebert is a poet, journalist, essayist, and contributing writer for The New York Times Sunday Magazine His work has appeared in a broad array of publications, including The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New Yorker, Harper s, Vanity Fair, Outside, Esquire, and Men s Journal.
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- A Man After His Own Heart: A True Story
- Charles Siebert
- 02 August 2019 Charles Siebert