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Bloodletting & miraculous cures : stories / Vincent Lam.

Lam, Vincent. (Author).

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  • 9 of 11 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Lam (Text) 33294001628353 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385661447 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0385661436 :
  • ISBN: 0385661444 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 353 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, c2006.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
How to get into medical school, part I -- Take all of Murphy -- How to get into medical school, part II -- Code clock -- Long migration -- Winston -- Eli -- Afterwards -- Insistent tide -- Night flight -- Contact tracing -- Before light.
Summary, etc.:
"Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young medical students and physicians – Ming, Fitz, Sri and Chen – this debut collection from 2006 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam is a riveting, eye-opening account of what it means to be a doctor. Deftly navigating his way through 12 interwoven short stories, the author explores the characters’ relationships with each other, their patients, and their careers. Lam draws on his own experience as an emergency room physician and shares an insider’s perspective on the fears, frustrations, and responsibilities linked with one of society’s most highly regarded occupations."
Subject: Medical students > Fiction.
Toronto (Ont.) > Fiction.
Genre: Black humor.
Medical fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories, Canadian.
Canadian fiction.

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