When breath becomes air
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Verghese, A. 1955- writer of foreword.
Published
New York : Random House, [2016].
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xix, 228 pages : illustration ; 20 cm
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English
ISBN
9780812988406, 081298840X

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"At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a naïve medical student 'possessed, ' as he wrote, 'by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life' 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"--Publisher's website.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kalanithi, P., & Verghese, A. 1. (2016). When breath becomes air. First edition. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kalanithi, Paul and A. 1955- Verghese. 2016. When Breath Becomes Air. New York: Random House.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kalanithi, Paul and A. 1955- Verghese, When Breath Becomes Air. New York: Random House, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kalanithi, Paul,, and A. 1955- Verghese. When Breath Becomes Air. First edition. New York: Random House, 2016. Print.

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