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Details for Confessions of a knife

Title:Confessions of a knife
Author(s):Selzer, Richard
Edition:1st Quill
Pages:222
Publisher:New York : Quill1987, 1979
Subject(s):Selzer, Richard, 1928-
Surgeons--United States--Biography
Surgery--Anecdotes
Surgery--essays
Physicians--United States--personal narratives
Genre:Book
Notes:Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Simon andSchuster, c1979.
Location: Humanities in Medicine
Call Number:WO 9 S469c 1979
Annotation: Formerly a Yale surgeon, Dr. Selzer has written with great imagination, lucid vision, and absolute honesty about his experiences growing up and training as a doctor. He recalls his intriguing patients, and reveals with great sensitivity the moral dilemmas he encounters in his practice. Acclaimied for his wit and passion, his humor and insights, the writer exemplifies the qualities of a gifted physician/author. Though he deals intimately with death, as has been said of Selzer, "He celebrates life."
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