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DROP DEAD HEALTHY

By: A. J. JACOBS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: **SCRIBNER**AVAILABLE:

Seller ID: IM342864


From the bestselling author of "The Year of Living Biblically "and "The Know-It-All "comes the truly hilarious story of one person's quest to become the healthiest man in the world. Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia and ashamed of a middle-aged body best described as "a python that swallowed a goat," A.J. Jacobs felt compelled to change his ways and get healthy. To accomplish this epic task, he consulted an army of experts and subjected himself to ... View more info

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MY OWN COUNTRY : A DOCTOR'S STORY

By: ABRAHAM VERGHESE

Price: $15.20

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM211713


Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern American life. But when the local hospital treated its first AIDS patient, a crisis that had once seemed an "urban problem" had arrived in the town to stay. Working in Johnson City was Abraham Verghese, a young Indian doctor specializing in infectious diseases. Dr. Verghese became by necessity the local AIDS expert, soon besieged by a sh... View more info

BETTER : HOW I LET GO OF CONTROL, HELD O

By: AMY ROBACH

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM187278


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BRAIN WIDER THAN THE SKY : A MIGRAINE

By: ANDREW LEVY

Price: $12.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM342263


With more than one in ten Americans -- and more than one in five families -- affected, the phenomenon of migraine is widely prevalent and often ignored or misdiagnosed. By his mid-forties, Andrew Levy's migraines were occasional reminders of a persistent illness that he'd wrestled with half his life, though he had not fully contemplated their physical and psychological influence on the individual, family, and society at large. Then in 2006 Levy was struck almost daily by... View more info

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TRUTH AND BEAUTY : A FRIENDSHIP

By: ANN PATCHETT

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM7826


Ann Patchett and the late Lucy Grealy met in college in 1981, and, after enrolling in the Iowa Writers' Workshop, began a friendship that would be as defining to both of their lives as their work. In Grealy's critically acclaimed memoir, Autobiography of a Face, she wrote about losing part of her jaw to childhood cancer, years of chemotherapy and radiation, and endless reconstructive surgeries. In Truth & Beauty, the story isn't Lucy's life or Ann's life, but the part... View more info

GIRL IN THE DARK

By: ANNA LYNDSEY

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM328332


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AT THE WILL OF THE BODY

By: ARTHUR FRANK

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM126583


Frank explores the events of illness from within: the transformation from person to patient, the pain, the sense of wonderment at the body -- despite its failings -- and the ceremony of recovery. View more info

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AT THE WILL OF THE BODY : REFLECTIONS ON

By: ARTHUR W. FRANK

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM195386


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COMPLICATIONS : A SURGEON'S NOTES ON AN

By: ATUL GAWANDE

Price: $15.20

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM76124


In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpels edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually isuncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human. View more info

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COMPLICATIONS : A SURGEON'S NOTES ON AN

By: ATUL GAWANDE

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ST. MARTINS PRESS/TOR BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM76126


In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpels edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually isuncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human. View more info

HIP! HIP! HIPPOCRATES!

By: AUBREY I. COPELAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PAGEANT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM422006


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AVELINE

By: AVELINE KUSI

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM297202


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CHRISTIAN BARNARD : ONE LIFE

By: BARNARD & PEPPER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM447928


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GIFTED HANDS

By: BEN CARSON

Price: $7.59

Publisher: ZONDERVAN PUBLISHING HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM68554


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SPOCK ON SPOCK : A MEMOIR OF GROWING UP

By: BENJAMIN SPOCK

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM123303


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SPOCK ON SPOCK : A MEMOIR OF GROWING UP

By: BENJAMIN SPOCK

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM482769


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LOVE MEDICINE AND MIRACLES

By: BERNIE SIEGEL

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM14020


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LOVE MEDICINE AND MIRACLES

By: BERNIE SIEGEL

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM14021


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BROOKE ELLISON STORY : ONE MOTHER ONE D

By: BROOKE ELLISON

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HYPERION:

Seller ID: IM258660


A memoir which will focus on the trials and tribulations of functioning in the world as a quadriplegic. View more info

KOOP : THE MEMOIRS OF AMERICA'S FAMILY D

By: C. EVERETT KOOP

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM123279


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