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Cutting for stone [GRPL Book Club] : a novel / Abraham Verghese.

Cutting for stone [GRPL Book Club] : a novel

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  • ISBN: 9780375714368 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0375714369 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 667 p. : maps ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2010.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [669]-670).
Summary, etc.: Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a 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.
Subject: Physicians > Fiction.
Brothers > Fiction.
Twins > Fiction.
Fathers and sons > Fiction.
Ethiopia > Fiction.
Bronx (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.

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