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Being Mortal

Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal( )
Author: Gawande, Atul
ISBN:978-1-250-07622-9
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide

Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should.

Through eye-opening research and...
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Gawande, Atul (Author)
Atul Gawande is a surgical resident in Boston and staff writer on medicine and science for The New Yorker. A former Rhodes scholar, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He lives with his wife and three children in Newton, Massachusetts.

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