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Abraham Verghese

Teoksen Cutting for Stone tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

Abraham Verghese was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1955. He received an M.D. from Madras University, India, in 1979 and came to the U.S a year later to do a residency in Tennessee. He also earned an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1991. Verghese has been involved mainly in medical research näytä lisää and teaching. His specialties include internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, geriatrics, and infectious diseases; the latter has led to an interest in AIDS, which has been the subject of much of his writing. Verghese's thesis was a collection of stories about AIDS, and he then went on to write My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS. My Own Country received the Lambda Literary Award for Nonfiction and was selected by Time as one of the top five books of 1994. Verghese is also the author of The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss, and his short stories, articles, and reviews have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as North American Review, Sports Illustrated, and MD. Verghese, who is divorced, has two children, Steven and Jacob and resides in El Paso, Tex. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
Image credit: Abraham Verghese, 27 February 2011

Tekijän teokset

Cutting for Stone (2009) 9,547 kappaletta
The Covenant of Water (2023) 1,523 kappaletta
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story (1994) 1,091 kappaletta
The Tennis Partner (1998) 665 kappaletta
Die Träumenden von Madras (2023) 7 kappaletta
Short Stories (2006) 1 kappale
Powrot do Missing (polish) (2011) 1 kappale
Vannets pakt 1 kappale
Watching Insects (2015) 1 kappale

Associated Works

When Breath Becomes Air (2016) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset5,648 kappaletta
Granta 48: Africa (1994) — Avustaja — 143 kappaletta
Granta 39: The Body (1992) — Avustaja — 105 kappaletta
A Life in Medicine: A Literary Anthology (2002) — Avustaja — 82 kappaletta
Boston Noir 2: The Classics (2012) — Avustaja — 64 kappaletta
The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review (2008) — Avustaja — 27 kappaletta
New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 1992 (1992) — Avustaja — 22 kappaletta
Bold Words: A Century of Asian American Writing (2001) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Vital Signs: Essential AIDS Fiction (2007) — Avustaja — 19 kappaletta
Silence Kills: Speaking Out and Saving Lives (2007) — Johdanto — 11 kappaletta

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DNF…couldn’t do it. Dull, drawn out, uninteresting.
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dugmel | 74 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 20, 2024 |
A beautiful book with a lot of tragedies. Just like life, I guess.
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AngelClaw | 74 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 11, 2024 |
I know this will be an unpopular rating - only 3 stars - but I'm so glad I'm finally finished with this. I don't shy away from long books, as long as they're good. Covenant of Water, although the writing is very good, was simply too long and could as well have been told in 500 pages instead of the 700 . The author went off on descriptive tangents that didn't need to be told and didn't add to the narrative. Sorry Mr. Verghese.
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milbourt | 74 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 11, 2024 |
Lovely story, good writing. Interesting and believable characters. Didn't fill me with passion but still looked forward to reading it every night.
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RaynaPolsky | 74 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 11, 2024 |



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