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Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-17 - Publisher: Random House India

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance and bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 541
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Bronx (N.Y.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

A masterly debut novel, visceral in its power, heartbreaking in its tenderness. Transporting the reader from the 1940s to the present, from a convent in India to a cargo ship bound for the Yemen, from a tiny operating theatre in Ethiopia to a hospital in the Bronx, Cutting for Stone
Hijos del Ancho Mundo / Cutting for Stone
Language: es
Pages: 640
Authors: Abraham Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06 - Publisher: Salamandra Bolsillo

Dotado de las virtudes de los grandes novelistas del siglo XIX, el médico y escritor Abraham Verghese -de origen indio y criado en Etiopía-, ha escrito una historia apasionante que sigue a sus protagonistas a través de la India, África y América a lo largo de cinco décadas, creando así
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages: 74
Authors: Marilyn Herbert
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Bookclub-in-a-Box

Cutting for Stone is very simply one of the best books ever written and read. The narrative begins in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, when twin boys, Shiva and Marion, are born to a nun (who dies) and a surgeon (who runs away). The babies, conjoined at the head, are successfully separated
Cutting for Stone
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Robert Verghese
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher:

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