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The Blood of Strangers : Stories From Emergency Medicine.

Author: Frank Huyler
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.
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Reminiscent of Chekhov's stories, The Blood of Strangers is a visceral portrayal of a physician's encounters with the highly charged world of an emergency room. In this collection of spare and elegant stories, Dr. Frank Huyler reveals a side of medicine where small moments--the intricacy of suturing a facial wound, the bath a patient receives from her husband and daughter--interweave with the lives and deaths of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Huyler, Frank.
Blood of Strangers : Stories From Emergency Medicine.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999
Named Person: Frank Huyler
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Huyler
ISBN: 9780520950726 0520950720
OCLC Number: 707917691
Notes: Acknowledgments; the unknown assailant; prelude; through the dark, softly; faith; black bag; a good scar; the engineer i n the desert; the invitation; sunday morning; the short arm of chromosome 4; needle; the dead lake; the prisoner; numbers and voices; a difference of opinion; the bleeding girl; i'm driving; burn; the secret; speaking in tongues; power; jaw; the virgin; sugar; liar; the bee sting; the house i n the wilderness; time.
Description: 1 online resource (166 pages)
Contents: Cover; contents; acknowledgments; the unknown assailant; prelude; through the dark, softly; faith; black bag; a good scar; the engineer in the desert; the invitation; sunday morning; the short arm of chromosome 4; needle; the dead lake; the prisoner; numbers and voices; a difference of opinion; the bleeding girl; i'm driving; burn; the secret; speaking in tongues; power; jaw; the virgin; sugar; liar; the bee sting; the house in the wilderness; time.
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This collection of stories reveals a side of medicine where small moments interweave with the lives and deaths of the desperately sick and injured. It presents an array of characters - a trauma  Read more...

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"[Huyler] writes so beautifully, in that humble, simple way that is very affecting. It's very compassionate, filled with detail and just splendid, lucid sentences."--"Entertainment Weekly

 
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