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FIC ARONSON
  
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New York : Bloomsbury, 2013.
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259 p. ; 22 cm.
  
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1st U.S. ed.
Summary:
Sixteen linked stories explore the marginalized humanity in communities, hospitals, and nursing homes in San Francisco, including an elderly Chinese immigrant who is forced to make a painful sacrifice and a young veteran whose injuries symbolize the rest of his life.
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Snapshots from an institution -- An American problem -- Giving good death -- Heart failure -- Becoming a doctor -- After -- Twenty-five things I know about my husband's mother -- Soup or sex? -- Fires and flat lines -- The psychiatrist's wife -- Blurred boundary disorder -- Vital signs stable -- Days of awe -- Lucky you -- The promise -- A medical story.
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9781608198306
1608198308
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