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Transporting the reader from the 1940s to the present, from a convent in india to a cargo ship bound for the yemen, from a tiny operating theatre in ethiopia to a hospital in the bronx, cutting for stone is a thrilling epic of conjoined twins, doctors and. Marion and shiva stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between an indian nun. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Ive been listening for hours now im about 3 hours from completion and i personally think this is a wonderful book. Sep 20, 2011 cutting for stone is one of my favorite books and ive been meaning to read the tennis partner ever since. He is also the critically acclaimed bestselling author of cutting for stone and the tennis partner, a. Cutting for stone by abraham verghese librarything. The story begins with an intense, anatomical description of the birth of marion and shiva, twin boys born to sister mary joseph praise and her lover, a brash english surgeon, dr. Abraham verghese audio books, best sellers, author bio.
The book includes a deep description of both medical procedures and explores the human side of medical practices. Best audiobooks ever 1534 books goodreads share book. Marion stone, the ethiopianborn, halfindian protagonist and narrator of cutting for stone. It is on par with any and all of the other lincoln rhyme books. The same can be said of sunil malhotras expert reading of this audiobook, a moving story about twin. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Site includes bibliography and brief author biography. What comes off clearly from the pages throughout the novel is the authors love of medicine. It was a heartbreaking read, but a story that is so important.
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