Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

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Perseus Books Group, Sep 1, 2008 - Fiction - 353 pages
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Now in paperback: Twelve interwoven stories follow four young and ambitious doctors as they move from the challenges of medical school to the intense world of emergency rooms, evacuation missions, and terrifying new viruses. They fall in love as they study for their exams, face moral dilemmas as they split open cadavers, confront police who rough up their patients, and treat schizophrenics with pathologies similar to their own. Winner of the prestigious Giller Prize, Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures marks the arrival of a deeply humane and preternaturally gifted writer.

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

The list of hit television shows based on the medical field is long: Grey's Anatomy, ER, Private Practice, Mercy, House, Scrubs, and on and on! For some reason (this is worth thinking about), we're ... Read full review

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User Review  - SheilaCornelisse - LibraryThing

Follows the early careers of a small group of young Canadian doctors as they complete medical school and venture into various aspects of medicine. With this novel being a Giller Prize Winner, I ... Read full review

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