My Own Country

My Own Country

A Doctor's Story of A Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS

Book - 1994
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Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994.
ISBN: 9780671785147
0671785141
Branch Call Number: 362.1969 Ver
Characteristics: 347 p. ; 25 cm.

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GracieLucy
Oct 22, 2017

Beautiful book by a gifted writer. His first two books are non fiction but are so engaging they read like well written novels.

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clbartlett
Oct 21, 2017

Dr Verghese's compassion was stunning. The level of care he demonstrated is what we wish our own doctors practiced. What a wonderful book!

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awdawn
Aug 20, 2012

A GREAT book about a Doctors journey dealing with the onset of AIDS living in a smalltown. A must read for anyone thinking of pursuing medicine or already doing so, as it fills in the stories of many patients we have the privilege of interacting with.

dramaana Apr 17, 2012

A very interesting personal-professional memoir about love, family, human connection, disease, passion, and courage. Full of grace and insight on the practice of medicine and the art of living, would recommend.

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jvb
May 07, 2011

Great view of foreign MD's life in a small town during the beginning of AIDs, very moving story of his personal journey.

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annereith
Apr 06, 2011

I really enjoyed this book.

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