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The Lonely Patient

How We Experience Illness

The Lonely Patient( )
Author: Stein, Michael
ISBN:978-0-06-084796-8
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

When someone is diagnosed with a serious illness, he or she is taking the first step on a challenging and confusing journey. For many, it is as if they are traveling alone to someplace entirely new, with only faded directions back to their old lives. Often, even their loved ones can only guess at what they must be experiencing. Michael Stein, M.D., uses the stories of his own patients to consider the personal narrative of sickness. Beautifully written and keenly insightful, The...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Physician & Patient
Medical / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.545 Inches
Book Weight:0.52 Pounds
Author Biography
Stein, Michael (Author)
Michael Stein, a physician, teaches at Brown University. His first novel, "Probabilities," was nominated for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Both his first & second novel, "The White Life," were published by The Permanent Press.

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