Cutting for Stone
  • Author : Abraham Verghese
  • Release Date : 17 May 2012
  • Publisher : Random House India
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 556
  • ISBN 13 : 9788184001754
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Book excerpt: 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 and bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles—and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined.

Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

Author : Abraham Verghese
Publisher : Random House India
Genre : Fiction
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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 and bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of ...

Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

Author : Abraham Verghese
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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A sweeping, emotionally riveting novel with over one million copies sold—an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. 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 ...

Cutting for Stone

Cutting for Stone

Author : Abraham Verghese
Publisher : Random House Canada
Genre : Fiction
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International Bestseller A sweeping, emotionally riveting first novel — an enthralling family saga of Africa and America, doctors and patients, exile and home. 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 ...

The Tennis Partner

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Publisher : Harper Perennial
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An unforgettable, illuminating story of how men live and how they survive, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Cutting for Stone When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unraveling, relocates to El Paso, Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at ...

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Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Educreation Publishing
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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Publisher : Knopf Canada
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Publisher : Penguin
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