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[PDF / Epub] ☉ Cutting for Stone Author Abraham Verghese – Beety.pro A sweeping emotionally riveting first novel an enthralling family saga of Africa and America doctors and patients exile and homeMarion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between A sweeping emotionally riveting first novel an enthralling family saga of Africa and America doctors and patients exile and homeMarion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Addis Ababa Orphaned by their mother’s death in childbirth 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 Yet it will be love not politics—their passion for the same woman—that will tear them apart and force Marion fresh out of medical school to flee his homeland He makes his way to America finding refuge in his work as an intern at an underfunded overcrowded.

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PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » Abraham Verghese MD MACP is Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal MedicineBorn of Indian parents who were teachers in Ethiopia he grew up near Addis Ababa and began his medical training there When Emperor Haile Selassie was deposed he completed his training at Madras Medical Co

cutting free stone free Cutting for epub Cutting for Stone ePUBPreternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution Yet it will be love not politics—their passion for the same woman—that will tear them apart and force Marion fresh out of medical school to flee his homeland He makes his way to America finding refuge in his work as an intern at an underfunded overcrowded.

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  1. Jason Jason says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUB The world turns on our every action and our every omission whether we know it or notIt is statistically improbable that I will read a book as good as this one anytime soon Although I’ll admit it starts off slowly I found that the depths of this novel are revealed as the protagonist’s life unfolds Something of a bildungsroman Cutting for Stone focuses on a pair of twin boys who are born and raised in an African missionary hospital Their story combines elements of Indian and Ethiopian language and culture third world medicine sexual awakening political revolution foreign travel and of course and easily my favorite emotional and complex family drama Written in a style of prose that allows one to forget the author is even there Verghese really c


  2. Alex Alex says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBBut it was only now near the end and far too late that the pieces suddenly dreadfully clicked into place Like a long Tetris piece slamming down making a whole block of mystery blink and vanish Only now did he realize what suddenly seemed so obvious everyone who had suggested this book to him – every single one – was a middle aged woman This book it was about the import


  3. Sara Sara says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBMany readers will tell you that Cutting for Stone is the epic story of two conjoined twins fathered by a brilliant British Surgeon and an Indian Nun And it technically is Narrated by Marion the first born twin we are told of every influence on his and his brother’s existence More than the story being told however the novel is an accurate portrayal of life in all it’s cruelty and wonder The twin’s mother dies in childbirth and their father abandons them minutes later They are raised in a missionary medical hospital in Ethiopia As they grow up they are forced to face their past and futures re defining the meanings of destiny love and family While reading you will notice the fine points are painstakingly researched as the story is and packed full of medical jargon and situations along with vivid descriptions of Ethiopian culture and history My only reservation in recommending the book is the novel


  4. Ayaz Ayaz says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUB“My VIP patients often regret so many things on their deathbeds They regret the bitterness they’ll leave in people’s hearts They realize that no money no church service no eulogy no funeral procession no matter how elaborate can remove the legacy of a mean spirit” Cutting for Stone pg 434More than a few people who’ve read the novel mentioned to me that they wanted to discontinue reading the novel And I understood what they meant when I finished reading Cutting for Stone this last weekendI had tro


  5. Kasa Cotugno Kasa Cotugno says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBRecently in San Francisco I attended a reading by Abraham Verghese who has written my favorite book of the year CUTTING FOR STONE I'd gotten it from the library and after 150 pages was so in love with it that when I heard he was going to be at the store I returned the library copy there's a huge line waiting for it and bought a copy just to have the pleasure of his signature We actually had a little chat after the reading while he happened by on his way to his car He asked why I'd chosen his book in the first place and I didn't have the answer which occurred to me like esprit d'escalier until after he'd left it's not the initial choosing of a book but the journey the author takes you on that is important I think that Tom Wolfe's I AM CHARLOTTE SIMMONS was the book that changed my life because when I was about 50 pages in I realized I couldn't and therefore wouldn't finish that book des


  6. Jen Jen says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBBreathless is how I’m feeling right now as I close this book Magnificence is in the power of this story and the storytellerI was introduced to Verghese briefly as he wrote a prologue to the exuisitely written memoir When Breath Becomes Air Another of my favouritesYet I was ill prepared for the visceral attack on my senses


  7. Candi Candi says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUB Wasn’t that the definition of home? Not where you are from but where you are wanted? This book is both brilliant and breathtaking I absolutely loved it Abraham Verghese is not only a distinguished physician but an extremely talented writer The prose is some of the very best I have encountered in a novel and the story itself is hugely compelling Verghese takes his time setting up the story and introducing th


  8. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBUpdate I didn't like the writing of this book at all but now after reading the Verghese's foreword to When Breath Becomes Air and being unable to get over the florid and verbose writing of that either and other people agreeing with that I just wonder how so many people enjoyed the very similar writing in this bookI tried to read this book several times but it didn't hold my attention at all I just couldn't get into it I realise that I am in a minority among friends for not swooning over the v


  9. Nataliya Nataliya says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBMy favorite parts of this sizable tome were of course the medical jargon and the lyrically gory descriptions of diseases and surgeries I guess by now I have finally and irreversibly crossed that thin line between sanity and medicineYes all the descriptions of diseases and surgeries and the handy medical mneumonics were like music to my ears Really Reading Verghese's Cutting for Stone reminded me of the conversations that I tend to have with my friends in the medical field they inevitably will deteriorate into the full on medical jargon fest And they will become hard and boring to follow for the 'outsiders' And I love it in a strange way Insanity like I saidTell me in what other fiction book


  10. Kate Merriman Kate Merriman says:

    PDF Abraham Verghese » Cutting for Stone Kindle Ñ Cutting for Kindle - » cutting free, stone free, Cutting for epub, Cutting for Stone ePUBBeautifully written engrossing novel plants you deeply in the passion of practicing medicine winds you intimately into the cloth of Ethiopia Verghese uses language so elegantly and paces his story so perfectly that I was totally transportedI finished the book feeling homesick for Addis Ababa although I have never been thereWhen I signed up in several places to review early editions of books on my blog and in other viral social media places like Facebook I had that little hope that I would be one of the first to discover a great new treasure and then be part of making sure the world knew about itI was sent the uncorrected proof courtesy of an offer from Alfred A Knopf in the daily Shelf Awareness email newsletter Thanks AlThe good news is this early edition of Cutting


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