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User Review  - shejoh - LibraryThing

What a book. I'm ashamed to admit that I picked it up and put it down about 10 times before I acually read it because the cover didn't do anything for me. The image of the boys on the front was bleak ... Read full review

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User Review  - keneumey - LibraryThing

Cutting for Stone is a complex story about family, medicine, poverty, exile and revolution. I found it captivating. The story is told from the point of view of a young surgeon who was born a conjoined ... Read full review

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User Review  - ericasmithx - LibraryThing

Loved this book. Everyone should read this - and stick with it. I found it slow going at first, but it turned out to be a brilliant narrative. i was sorry when I was done. Read full review

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User Review  - turtlesleap - LibraryThing

This book offers pretty much all of the things I look for in reading material--deep, rich characters, an interesting setting, a compelling and unpredictable story, and a look at an aspect of life that ... Read full review

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User Review  - browner56 - LibraryThing

In one translation of the Hippocratic Oath, the ancient pledge that doctors take when starting their medical practice, there is a line that says: ďI will not cut for stone, even for patients in whom ... Read full review

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User Review  - NellieMc - LibraryThing

Entirely engrossing, with characters especially well drawn out. Too often books about Africa dwell on the bigger picture and subjects - politics, poverty, catastrophes - this one describes both the natives and the people who are drawn to work there. Highly recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - Kristelh - LibraryThing

This is a debut novel for Abraham Verghese. It is a family saga across several decades and a story of redemption for many of the family members. Marion and Shiva are twins born to Dr. Stone and Sister ... Read full review

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User Review  - jerrybeller - LibraryThing

I absolutely love this book.It is inspiration and full of people overcoming great odds to do work that helps other people. There are great characters, flawed, but remarkable. It is much about ... Read full review

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Amazing story
Intellectual and moving

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User Review  - m2snick - LibraryThing

My favorite book in the past year Read full review


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