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The Resource When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese, (large print)

When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese, (large print)

Label
When breath becomes air
Title
When breath becomes air
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Ivy League-trained, award-winning young neurosurgeon describes how, after receiving a terminal diagnosis with lung cancer, he explored the dynamics of his roles as a patient and care provider, the philosophical conundrums about a meaningful life, and how he wanted to spend his final days
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kalanithi, Paul
Dewey number
  • 616.99/4240092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.L8
LC item number
K35 2016b
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kalanithi, Paul
  • Lungs
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Husband and wife
  • Large type books
Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Abraham Verghese -- Prologue -- In perfect health I begin -- Cease not till death -- Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Thorndike Press large print edition.
Extent
241 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410487858
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015045943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • sky279219819
  • (OCoLC)995310770
  • 923774
Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese, (large print)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Abraham Verghese -- Prologue -- In perfect health I begin -- Cease not till death -- Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Thorndike Press large print edition.
Extent
241 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410487858
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015045943
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • sky279219819
  • (OCoLC)995310770
  • 923774

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