Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories

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Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a group of young doctors--Fitz, Ming, Chen, and Sri--as they make their way from medical school to the world of emergency rooms, evacuation missions, and research into chilling new viruses, dealing with a host of challenges and moral dilemmas along the way. A first novel. Winner of the 2006 Giller Prize. 100,000 first printing.

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The most mundane events can quickly become life or death. At once riveting and precise, these stories are eye-opening accounts of what it means to be a doctor. Vincent Lam draws upon his insiderís perspective on the fears and frustrations of a world where challenges surge all around. Using scalpel-sharp prose, he delivers a shockingly realistic portrait of the medical profession. In the four stories included in this audiobook, William Johnston and Michael Scholar Jr. make Vincent Lamís characters thoroughly human with insightful detail, realistic dialogue, and expert narration.

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Dr. Vincent Lam was born in London, Ontario, and studied medicine in Toronto where he is an emergency physician at Toronto East General Hospital. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures was awarded the 2006 Giller Prize. His work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, the National Post, and Carve. Dr. Lam’s family is from the expatriate Chinese community of Vietnam, and his first novel, a multigenerational family saga set in Saigon during the Vietnam War, will be published by Weinstein Books in 2008. Lam lives with his wife and son in Toronto.

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