A Life in Medicine

A Life in Medicine

A Literary Anthology

Book - 2002
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Presents a collection of short fiction, poetry, and essays by such authors as Raymond Carver, Anton Chekhov, Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, and Robert Coles, exploring the diverse facets of the medical profession.

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Teachers of literature and medicine courses compile 52 stories, poems, and essays portraying relationships between patients and health care professionals. Some are by doctors and nurses, others by laypeople. Albert Schweitzer, Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Anton Checkov, Mikhail Bulgakov, William Carlos Williams, and Wendell Berry are among the authors. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Short fiction, poetry, and essays by such notable authors as Raymond Carver, Anton Chekhov, Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Wendell Berry, Robert Coles, Audre Lorde, Lewis Thomas, and Albert Schweitzer explore diverse facets of the medical profession, covering such topics as the nature of compassion, medical ethics, patient advocacy, and life and death.

Publisher: New York : New Press, 2002
ISBN: 9781565847293
1565847296
Branch Call Number: 808.8 LIFE
Characteristics: xxi, 329 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Testa, Randy-Michael
Coles, Robert

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