Confessions of a Knife

Confessions of a Knife

by Richard Selzer
     
 

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Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other writers. This collection, first published in 1979, utilizes the physical body as a means to explore the human mind and soul. Never hesitant to admit his own frailties, Selzer draws on his experiences as a

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Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other writers. This collection, first published in 1979, utilizes the physical body as a means to explore the human mind and soul. Never hesitant to admit his own frailties, Selzer draws on his experiences as a surgeon with integrity and wit, allowing readers a first-hand glimpse into the medical world.

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ISBN-13:
9780870136054
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
223
Sales rank:
1,413,426
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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