Highly candid, insightful, and unexpectedly humorous essays on both the brutality and the beauty of the profession in which saving and losing lives is all in a day’s work. A timeless collection by the “best of the writing surgeons” (Chicago Tribune). With a Preface written by the Author especially for this edition.
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Richard Selzer is a former surgeon and Yale School of Medicine professor. He has received many awards for his writing, including a National Magazine Award, a Pushcart Prize, and a Guggenheim fellowship. He is the author of several collections of stories and essays as well as a memoir. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut.
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Book Description Harper's Magazine Press, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0061277606
Book Description Harper's Magazine Press, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 61277606