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When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi - Book

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About When Breath Becomes Air

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor, the next he was a patient struggling to live. In this book, he offers a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient.

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  • Language:
  • English
  • ISBN:
  • 9781784701994
  • Binding:
  • Paperback
  • Pages:
  • 256
  • Published:
  • January 5, 2017
  • Dimensions:
  • 197x130x19 mm.
  • Weight:
  • 184 g.
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Expected delivery: February 9, 2023

Description of When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity - the brain - and finally into a patient and a new father. What makes life worth living in the face of death?

Publishers description of When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity - the brain - and finally into a patient and a new father. What makes life worth living in the face of death?

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