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!!> Epub ➜ Cutting for Stone ➛ Author Abraham Verghese – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us

Cutting for Stone An Unforgettable Journey Into One Man S Remarkable Life, And An Epic Story About The Power, Intimacy, And Curious Beauty Of The Work Of Healing Others Set In 1960s 1970s Ethiopia And 1980s America.Marion 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 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 Him An Unforgettable Journey Into One Man S Remarkable Life, And An Epic Story About The Power, Intimacy, And Curious Beauty Of The Work Of Healing Others.

!!> Epub ➜ Cutting for Stone  ➛ Author Abraham Verghese – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us
  • Hardcover
  • 541 pages
  • Cutting for Stone
  • Abraham Verghese
  • English
  • 19 October 2017
  • 0375414495

    10 thoughts on “!!> Epub ➜ Cutting for Stone ➛ Author Abraham Verghese – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us


  1. says:

    The world turns on our every action, and our every omission, whether we know it or not.It is statistically improbable that I will read a book as good as this one anytime soon Although I ll admit it starts off slowly, I found that the depths of this novel are revealed as the protagonist s life unfolds Something of a bildungsroman, Cutting for Stone focuses on a pair of twin boys who are born and raised in an African missionary hospital Their story combines elements of Indian and Ethiopian lang The world turns on our every action, and our every omission, whether we know it or not.It is statistically improbable that I will read a book as good as this one anyt...


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    But it was only now, near the end, and far too late, that the pieces suddenly dreadfully clicked into place Like a long Tetris piece slamming down, making a whole block of mystery blink and vanish Only now did he realize what suddenly seemed so obvious everyone who had suggested this book to him every single one was a middle aged woman This book it was about the importance of family.A wave of cold horror washed over him It would take months of porn and comic books to counteract this But it was only now, near the end, and far too late, that the pieces suddenly dreadfully clicked into place Like a long Tetris piece slamming down, making a whole block of mystery blink and vanish Only...


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    Many readers will tell you that Cutting for Stone is the epic story of two conjoined twins fathered by a brilliant British Surgeon and an Indian Nun And it technically is Narrated by Marion the first born twin we are told of every influence on his and his brother s existence More than the story being told however, the novel is an accurate portrayal of life in all it s cruelty and wonder The twin s mother dies in childbirth and their father abandons them minutes later They are raised in a mi Many readers will tell you that Cutting for Stone is the epic story of two conjoined twins fathered by a brilliant British Surgeon and an Indian Nun And it technically is Narrated by Marion the first born twin we are told of every influence on his and his brother s existence More t...


  4. says:

    My VIP patients often regret so many things on their deathbeds They regret the bitterness they ll leave in people s hearts They realize that no money, no church service, no eulogy, no funeral procession no matter how elaborate can remove the legacy of a mean spirit Cutting for Stone, pg 434 More than a few people who ve read the novel mentioned to me that they wanted to discontinue reading the novel And I understood what they meant, when I finished reading Cutting for Stone...


  5. says:

    Recently in San Francisco I attended a reading by Abraham Verghese, who has written my favorite book of the year CUTTING FOR STONE I d gotten it from the library, and after 150 pages was so in love with it that when I heard he was going to be at the store, I returned the library copy there s a huge line waiting for it , and bought a copy just to have the pleasure of his signature We actually had a little chat after the reading, while he happened by on his...


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    Update I didn t like the writing of this book at all, but now, after reading the Verghese s foreword to When Breath Becomes Air and being unable to get over the florid and verbose writing of that either and other people agreeing with that, I just wonder how so many people enjoyed the very similar writing in this book._____I tried to read this book several times but it didn t hold my attention at all I just couldn t get into it I realise that I am in a minority among friends for not swooning ov Update I didn t like the writing of this book at all, but now, after reading the Verghese s foreword to When Breath Becomes Air and being unable to get over the florid and verbose writing of that either and other people agreeing with that, I just wonder how so many people enjoyed the very ...


  7. says:

    Wasn t that the definition of home Not where you are from, but where you are wanted This book is both brilliant and breathtaking I absolutely loved it Abraham Verghese is not only a distinguished physician, but an extremely talented writer The prose is some of the very best I have encountered in a novel, and the story itself is hugely compelling Verghese takes his time setting up the story and introducing the cast of characters that will be thoroughly developed throughout the course of thWasn t that the definition of home Not where you are from, but where you are wanted This book is both brilliant and breathtaking I absolutely loved it Abraham Verghese is not only a distinguished physician, but an extremely talented writer The prose is some of the very best I have encountered in a novel, and the story itself is hugely compelling Verghese takes his tim...


  8. says:

    My favorite parts of this sizable tome were, of course, the medical jargon and the lyrically gory descriptions of diseases and surgeries I guess, by now I have finally and irreversibly crossed that thin line between sanity and medicine.Yes, all the descriptions of diseases and surgeries, and the handy medical mneumonics were like music to my ears Really Reading Verghese s Cutting for Stone reminded me of the conversations that I tend to have with my friends in the medical field they inevita My favorite parts of this sizable tome were, of course, the medical jargon and the lyrically gory descriptions of diseases and surgeries I guess, by now I have finally and irreversibly crossed that thin line between sanity and medicine.Yes, all the descriptions of diseases and surgeries, and the handy medical mneumonics were like music to my ears Really Reading Verghese s Cutting for Stone reminded me of the conversations that I tend to have with my friends in the medical field they inevitably will deteriorate into the full on medical jargon fest And they will become hard and boring to follow for the outsiders And I love it in a strange way Insanity, like I said.Tell me, in what other f...


  9. says:

    Beautifully written, engrossing novel plants you deeply in the passion of practicing medicine, winds you intimately into the cloth of Ethiopia Verghese uses language so elegantly and paces his story so perfectly that I was totally transported.I finished the book feeling homesick for Addis Ababa, although I have never been there.W...


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    I m going to start this review doing something I ve never done before and that is tell what I didn t like right away The reason for this is because I want to spend the rest of the time enumerating many of the good points Believe me, there are a lot of those The only two faults I see in Cutting for Stone is that there is a lot of medical jargon I m surprised at the number of people who have read the book and liked it considering the length Fortunately, my ten years of working in the medical f I m going to start this review doing something I ve never done before and that is tell what I didn t like right away The reason for this is because I want to spend the rest of the time enumerating many of the good points Believe me, there are a lot of those The only two faults I see in Cutting for Stone is that there is a lot of medical jargon I m surprised at the number of people who have read the book and liked it considering the length Fortunately, my ten years of working in the medical field came in handy.However, I could understand other readers either having to keep a dictionary handy or just giving up on the book Secondly, as a friend pointed out, the characters stay kind of hazy throughout the book This is hard to explain, because they each have definite perso...

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