Cutting for stone

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A sweeping, emotionally riveting first novel–an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. Marion 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 New York City hospital. When the past catches up to him–nearly destroying him–Marion must entrust his life to the two men he thought he trusted least in the world: the surgeon father who abandoned him and the brother who betrayed him.An unforgettable journey into one man’s remarkable life, and an epic story about the power, intimacy, and curious beauty of the work of healing others.
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9781594134982
9780375414497
9781410439727
9780375714368
9780739382851
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author Verghese, A. (Abraham), 1955-
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display_description 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, sharing a preternatural connection and a fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, this is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and miracles. (Bestseller).
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subject_facet Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction, Bronx (New York, N.Y.) -- Juvenile literature, Brothers -- Fiction, Ethiopia -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Large type books, Physicians -- Fiction
title_display Cutting for stone
title_full Cutting for stone / Abraham Verghese
title_short Cutting for stone