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A map of the child : a pediatrician's tour of the body

Author: Darshak Sanghavi
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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A pediatric cardiologist presents a tour of a child's vital organs, sharing anecdotes about children struggling with disease and other physical challenges as they progress from birth through adolescence.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Biography
Named Person: Darshak Sanghavi; Darshak Sanghavi; Darshak Sanghavi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Darshak Sanghavi
ISBN: 0805067248 9780805067248 0805075119 9780805075113
OCLC Number: 50323253
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Notes: p. [255]-290.
Includes index.
Description: xiv, 305 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Lungs : from Bombay to Boston, stories of people and lungs seeking freedom --
Heart : tales with varying degrees of closure --
Blood : on the path to redemption --
Bones : on the interpretation of omens --
Brain : on the acceptance and taming of danger --
Skin : on the making and breaking of contact --
Gonads : on the need for mentioning the unmentionable --
Guts : on remedying various kinds of emptiness, and a concluding confession.
Responsibility: Darshak Sanghavi.
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