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Abraham Verghese - Author


Born and brought up of Indian parents in Ethiopia, Abraham Verghese qualified as a doctor in Madras and is currently professor of medicine at Stanford University, California. He is the author of My Own Country, an NBCC finalist made into a film directed by Mira Nair, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book. His essays and stories have appeared in the New York Times, The New Yorker, Esquire, Granta, New York Times Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Palo Alto, California.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Abraham Verghese

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 14 February 2010. This is a masterly debut novel, visceral in its power, heartbreaking in its tenderness. Transporting the reader from the 1940s to the present, from a convent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/12/2009

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