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User Review  - MaureenCean - LibraryThing

A friend passed this to me years ago, saying how wonderful it was. I sat on it, unsure if it was something I could take, because I tend to avoid things that are too deeply serious or scream sad. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rascalstar - LibraryThing

This book goes on my favorites list. A review just can't do the book justice. How can one person be so talented as both a doctor and a fantastic author? Waiting in a doctor's office last week, this ... Read full review

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User Review  - jjaylynny - LibraryThing

Devastating, in a good way. A long but graceful story weaving medicine, family, geography, destiny in a myriad of thoughtful ways. And a treatise on the state of American medical training, Ethiopian ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

Cutting for Stone A Novel by Abraham Verghese (read 2 Oct 2016) Ths 2009 novel by an author born in Ethiopia but long a resident of the United States tells a well-plotted story of twins, Marion and ... Read full review

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User Review  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

“We are all fixing what is broken. It is the task of a lifetime. We'll leave much unfinished for the next generation.” Marion and Shiva Stone are born in 1954 in Addis Ababa as their mother, a nun ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaulsu - LibraryThing

Wow. Fiction I loved! It's hard to believe that I had this book on my kindle app since it was published, yet avoided reading it for approx five years! In truth, I had no idea what it was about....and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Electablue - LibraryThing

I loved this book. I feel like I took a trip to Ethiopia. It is the kind of book that I would start reading and completely forget about everything else around me. I found the surgical procedures fascinating, but it isn't for the squeamish. Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

This is an epic story of twin boys, born of an Indian nun and a British surgeon working side-by-side in an Ethiopian hospital, but raised by two other Indian physicians and the staff of Missing ... Read full review

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User Review  - pennsylady - LibraryThing

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" --------- Marion narrates...in utero ... Read full review

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Amazing story
Intellectual and moving


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