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Bloodletting & miraculous cures

Author: Vincent Lam
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Medical students have it tough. Imagine dissecting your first corpse - and having to confess you've mislaid the head. And how do you convince a delusional man that his beautiful neighbour is not, in fact, colluding with him to kill her husband so they can be together? Or explain to the widow of a heart-attack patient that the barbershop her husband died in specialised in 'back-room services' not strictly on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Lam
ISBN: 9780007263813 0007263813
OCLC Number: 276647401
Notes: Originally published: Canada: Doubleday, 2005; London: Fourth Estate, 2008.
Description: 353, 16 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Vincent Lam.
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An astonishing literary debut centred around four students as they apply to medical school, qualify as doctors and face the realities of working in medicine, from a powerful new voice in fiction.  Read more...

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