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In the Kingdom of the Sick - a book by Edwards, Laurie

In the Kingdom of the Sick

A Social History of Chronic Illness in America

In the Kingdom of the Sick( )
Author: Edwards, Laurie
ISBN:978-1-62040-628-1
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Bloomsbury USA
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:$16.00
Book Description:

Thirty years ago, Susan Sontag famously wrote, “Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and the kingdom of the sick . . . Sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.” More than 133 million Americans now live with chronic illness, accounting for nearly three quarters of all health care dollars and untold pain, disability, and heartbreak. Patients with diseases as...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Diseases
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.45 x 8.22 x 0.685 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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