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Cutting for Stone (Paperback)

$17.99
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Books Inc. in Laurel Village
1 on hand, as of Apr 23 2:58am (LARGE PRINT)

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February 2009
Cutting for Stone resists easy categorization -- it is just as much the chronicle of a bond between twin brothers and family as it is a book about medicine, or a story of grace. Verghese's carefully drawn characters are compelling and unforgettable -- this is a book you will have to share with others, if you can bear parting with your copy. -- Meredith Allison, Brazos Bookstore, Houston, TX

Description


Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles--and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined.


Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother's death 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.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1594134987
ISBN-13: 9781594134982
Large Print
Published: Large Print Press, 05/01/2011
Pages: 952
Language: English