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Abraham Verghese

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Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother’s death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on …

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My Own Country, Abraham Verghese's first book and a New York Times Notable Book the year it appeared in 1994, has been in print since it was published. It is used in colleges and medical schools throughout North America and across the world because of the way it communicates the sense of empathy and compassion so …

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The Tennis Partner is the second of Abraham Verghese's books. Published in 1999, when he was a physician practicing internal medicine in El Paso, Texas, this is an autobiographical memoir, and Abraham Verghese writes of his experience moving to El Paso in the midst of an unraveling marriage. Once there, he meets and …

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