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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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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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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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UNDER THE EYE OF THE CLOCK

By: CHRISTOPHER NOLAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM111198


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RULES OF INHERITANCE

By: CLAIRE BIDWEL SMITH

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM163986


A powerful and searingly honest memoir about a young woman who loses her family but finds herself in the process. In this astonishing debut, Claire Bidwell Smith, an only child, is just fourteen years old when both of her charismatic parents are diagnosed with cancer. What follows is a coming-of-age story that is both heartbreaking and exhilarating. As Claire hurtles towards loss she throws herself at anything she thinks might help her cope with the weight of this h... View more info

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MOM'S MARIJUANA

By: DAN SHAPIRO

Price: $6.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM483296


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SPECIAL EDUCATION : ONE FAMILY'S JOURN

By: DANA BUCHMAN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM225861


Dana Buchman knew almost nothing about "learning differences" when her oldest daughter, Charlotte, was diagnosed with neurological, spatial, and motor skill disabilities as a toddler. Furthermore, from the Ivy League to the launch of her own fashion label, Buchman had encountered few obstacles that couldn't be overcome through hard work and determination. Unfortunately, Buchman's well-developed ability to "fix" things would not serve her in her efforts to deal with Charl... View more info

SIX MONTHS TO LIVE

By: DANIEL HALLOCK

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PLOUGH PUBLISHING HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM300482


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SINGULAR INTIMACIES : BECOMING A DOCTOR

By: DANIELLE OFRI

Price: $16.20

Publisher: BEACON PRESS:

Seller ID: IM273376


"Singular Intimacies" is the story of becoming a doctor by immersion at New York's Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the country. When Danielle Ofri first enters the doors as a medical student, she is immediately plunged into the teeming world of urban medicine. It is here that Dr. Ofri develops a profound instinct for healing and, above all, learns to navigate the tangled vulnerabilities of doctor and patient. View more info

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RETURN OF THE RISHI : A DOCTOR'S STORY O

By: DEEPAK CHOPRA

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM126495


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HOUSE CALLS AND HITCHING POSTS : STORIES

By: DORCAS SHARP HOOVER

Price: $11.35

Publisher: GOOD BOOKS@:

Seller ID: IM362107


Medical technology meets rural, Amish values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country doctor returns to his roots in Ohio. Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. E... View more info

BIG-LITTLE WORLD OF DOC PRITHAM

By: DOROTHY CLARKE WILSON

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM32140


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LONE WOMAN

By: DOROTHY CLARKE WILSON

Price: $5.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM447915


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