Read-iculously Low Prices

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Author:
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $14.95
Our Price: $3.19 USD
FREE Shipping on orders over $35
Qty Avail: 33

Bargain Book Copy


An astonishing literary debut centered around four students as they apply to medical school, qualify as doctors and face the realities of working in medicine, from a powerful new voice in fiction. In this beautifully written collection, Vincent Lam weaves together black humor, investigations of both common and extraordinary moral dilemmas, and a sometimes shockingly realistic portrait of today's medical profession. We are introduced to a group of medical students over ten years, following their interlinked stories as they make the transition from medical school to hospital life. The stories span the unique challenges faced by young, inexperienced doctors -- having to decide during a first human dissection whether it is more important to follow the anatomy textbook or keep a tattoo intact -- but also delve into their private lives, their relationships and family histories, their fears and motivations. Riveting, convincing and precise, 'Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures' looks with rigorous honesty at the specificities of the lives of doctors and their patients and brings us to a deeper understanding of the challenges and temptations that surge around us all.

NOTE: This title is a Bargain Book Copy, purchased direct from various publishers as excess inventory or a store return. The book is in new condition and will, in most cases, have a small dot or line on the edge of the book. It may also have a price sticker on it from the original store it was returned from. For more information please refer to the information page Our Product.

You May Also Like

More info...

ISBN: 9780385678766
Publisher: Anchor Canada
Language: English
Page Count: 353
Size: 8.00" l x 5.21" w x 1.08"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Fiction Short Stories