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Shem, Samuel

Works: 42 works in 227 publications in 10 languages and 4,654 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Medical fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: HQ801, 813.54
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Publications about Samuel Shem
Publications by Samuel Shem
Most widely held works about Samuel Shem
Most widely held works by Samuel Shem
The house of God : a novel by Samuel Shem( Book )
80 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
The hilarious novel of the healing arts that reveals everything your doctor never wanted you to know. Six eager interns-- they saw themselves as modern saviors-to-be. They came from the top of their medical school class to the bottom of the hospital staff to serve a year in the time-honored tradition, racing to answer the flash of on-duty call lights and nubile nurses. But only the Fat Man--their calm, all-knowing resident-- could sustain them in their struggle to survive, to stay sane, to love-and even to be doctors when their harrowing year was done
Mount Misery by Samuel Shem( Book )
40 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 715 libraries worldwide
An expose on psychiatry featuring Roy Bash, a doctor-in-training in a hospital, who discovers his confreres are less interested in curing patients than in profiting from drug companies and insurance schemes, often doctoring diagnoses for that purpose
We have to talk : healing dialogues between women and men by Samuel Shem( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey, a remarkable husband-and-wife team, challenge bestselling books that say men and women must resign themselves to inherent differences between them. Drawing on their extensive clinical experience as psychiatrist and psychologist, Shem and Surrey outline a program of healing dialogues to help any couple move beyond superficial harmony to genuine connection
Fine : a novel by Samuel Shem( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and German and held by 533 libraries worldwide
With the same brilliant meld of zany humor, human emotion, and high truth that made his first novel, The House of God, a medical classic, Samuel Shem, himself a psychiatrist, plunges headlong into the world of contemporary psychoanalysis
The spirit of the place : a novel by Samuel Shem( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 349 libraries worldwide
From the author of 'The House of God' comes a novel about an expatriate doctor called home to Columbia, New York following the death of his mother. As he reacquaints himself with the place, he learns what it means to be a healer, and to be healed
The Buddha's wife : her story and readers companion ; the path of awakening together by Janet L Surrey( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
"What do we know of the wife and child the Buddha abandoned when he went off to seek his enlightenment? For the first time, The Buddha's Wife brings this rarely told story to the forefront, offering a nuanced portrait of this compelling and compassionate figure while also examining the practical applications her teachings have on our modern lives. Princess Yasodhara's journey is one full of loss, grief, and suffering. But through it, she discovered her own enlightenment within the deep bonds of community and "ordinary" relationships. While traditional Buddhism emphasizes solitary mediation, Yasodhara's experience speaks of the Path of Right Relation, of achieving awareness not alone but together with others. The Buddha's Wife is comprised of two parts: the first part is a historical narrative of Yasodhara's fascinating story, and then the second part is a reader's companion filled with life lessons, practices, and reflections for the modern reader. Her story gives readers a relational path, one which speaks directly to our everyday lives and offers a doorway to profound spiritual maturation, awakening, and wisdom beyond the solitary, heroic journey"--
The house of god by Samuel Shem( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and German and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Hailed as one of the most important medical novels of the twentieth century, The House of God takes listeners into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at country's most renowned teaching hospital
At the heart of the universe : a novel by Samuel Shem( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
"The story of two mothers and a father in love with the same daughter, Samuel Shem's At the Heart of the Universe is an epic novel set deep in rural China against the backdrop of an ancient mountain monastery during the time of the one-child-per-family policy. Inspired by the author's experiences as parent of an adopted child, it describes the drama of adoption and the journey of loss and rebirth that can happen when a daughter brings together her adopted mother and father with her birth mother high on a mountaintop. Set in 1991 in Changsha, capital of Hunan province, as a Chinese woman abandons her one-month-old daughter in a pile of celery in a busy market, and then shifting to Changsha ten years later as the daughter returns with her adopted American parents, the story moves across southern China until, high atop Emei San, one of China's "sacred mountains" with a Buddhist temple, the four are brought together in the wilderness--a perilous and explosive time that unleashes their heartbreak and suffering and, remarkably, transcends it to shared compassion, and new beginnings"--
Napoleon's dinner ; and, Room for one woman by Samuel Shem( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Men's psychological development : a relational perspective by Samuel Shem( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The woman-man relationship : impasses and possibilities by Samuel Shem( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Couples therapy : a relational approach by Samuel Shem( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Alphabete der Liebe : warum Mann und Frau doch zusammenpassen by Samuel Shem( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Wo xiang ting ni shuo by Samuel Shem( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Il faut qu'on se parle : (re)construire un dialogue épanouissant pour le couple by Samuel Shem( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in French and held by 14 libraries worldwide
L'originalité de cet ouvrage est de prendre comme point de départ les différences entre sexes pour assainir et dépasser les impasses de communication entre hommes et femmes. En connaissant mieux les peurs et les préférences de chacun, le couple peut mieux comprendre le point de vue de l'autre et instaurer ainsi une relation plus épanouissante. [SDM]
We moeten praten : zinvolle gesprekken tussen man en vrouw by Samuel Shem( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Dutch and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Orvilles Heimkehr : Roman by Samuel Shem( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Ein begabter junger Arzt findet nach jahrelangem Einsatz für äÄrzte ohne Grenzenä in aller Welt, einer rastlosen Suche und einer Flucht vor Kindheitserinnerungen und verdrängter Einsamkeit, in seiner Heimatstadt in Columbia seine wahre Berufung
Bill W. and Dr. Bob : the original off-Broadway production ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Historical drama based on the story of Bill Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith, founders of Alcoholics Anonymous
Making connections : building community and gender dialogue in secondary schools by Nancy G Beardall( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Wo xiang{u265DF} ni shuo : nu nan dui hua da he jie by Samuel Shem( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bergman, Stephen J.

Bergman, Stephen
Bergman, Stephen J.
Samuel Shem écrivain américain
Samuel Shem escritor estadounidense
Samuel Shem US-amerikanischer Autor und Psychiater
Šems, Semjuels
Stephen Bergman Amerikaans auteur
Сэмюэл Шем
シェム, サミュエル
English (122)
German (35)
Spanish (13)
French (6)
Dutch (5)
Chinese (4)
Polish (4)
Czech (4)
Italian (2)
Hebrew (1)
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