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The Resource When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese

When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese

Label
When breath becomes air
Title
When breath becomes air
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. Kalanithi chronicles his transformation from a naïve medical student into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E3U
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kalanithi, Paul
Dewey number
616.99/424
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.L8
LC item number
K35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
  • 2016 D-937
  • WZ 100
  • WZ 100
NLM item number
K14w 2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Verghese, A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kalanithi, Paul
  • Kalanithi, Paul
  • Kalanithi, Paul
  • Lungs
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Husband and wife
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Patients
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Husbands
  • Lung cancer patients
  • Neurosurgeons
  • medical
  • Biographies
Target audience
specialized
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Abraham Verghese -- Prologue -- In perfect health I begin -- Cease not till death -- Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi
Control code
ocn909925278
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 228 pages
Isbn
9780812988406
Lccn
2015023815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812988406
  • (OCoLC)909925278
Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Abraham Verghese -- Prologue -- In perfect health I begin -- Cease not till death -- Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi
Control code
ocn909925278
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 228 pages
Isbn
9780812988406
Lccn
2015023815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780812988406
  • (OCoLC)909925278

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