When breath becomes air

Kalanithi, Paul, author.

New York : Random House, [2016]

xix, 228 pages ; 20 cm

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The author describes his transformation from medical student, to neurosurgeon at Stanford, to patient when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. In his memoir he reflects on the joys of life, his hope for his newborn daughter, and his impending death.

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ISBN:

9780812988406

LC Call No:

RC280.L8 K35 2016

Dewey Class No:

616.99/424 23

Author:

Kalanithi, Paul, author.

Title:

When breath becomes air / Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese.

Physical:

xix, 228 pages ; 20 cm

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text rdacontent

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unmediated rdamedia

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Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 11/2/2015

Summary:

The author describes his transformation from medical student, to neurosurgeon at Stanford, to patient when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. In his memoir he reflects on the joys of life, his hope for his newborn daughter, and his impending death.

Target Audience:

11-Adult.

Subject:

Kalanithi, Paul.

Subject:

Lung cancer--Patients--Biography.

Subject:

Neurosurgeons--Biography.

Subject:

Married people.

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