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Additional Resources
2011


Additional Resources for Cutting for Stone:

Additional related resources for the themes of this novel:



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Want a basic description, or just some general information about Cutting for Stone? You can find it at these sites:

 


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Learn more about the author Abraham Verghese at the following sites:


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Want to read a sample from Cutting for Stone first? Visit one of the following sites:


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On-Line Critical Reviews of Cutting for Stone

Connect to the following on-line reviews of Cutting for Stone, by professional critics:


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Interested in reading (or listening to, or watching) some interviews with Abraham Verghese? The following list of links will take you to several print or audio interviews he has participated in, covering his book, Cutting for Stone.


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Are you leading a book group for Cutting for Stone but need some good topics to get the discussions going? Or are you looking for an opportunity to gather with other readers and discuss this book?


 

The Topics and Themes of the Book

You’ll find articles about the various themes and subjects of Cutting for Stone, in the following subscription databases available here through the libraries’ “Research Resources.” Have your library card # and PIN (personal identification number, a.k.a. “password”) handy to log into these databases:

  • Ebsco Masterfile Premiere — full-text magazine articles
  • eLibrary — articles from selected magazines, newspapers, books, and radio and TV broadcasts
  • Wilson Biography Reference Bank — full-text magazine articles
  • Biography Resource Center — biographical portraits
  • History Reference eBooks — numerous history-related texts

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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Ethiopia, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Ethiopia:


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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Twins, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about the Twins:


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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of The Culture of India, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites related to the subject of The Culture of India, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:


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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Political Revolution, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information related to the subject of Political Revolution:


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Here are some selected web sites containing information about Obstetric Fistula, the field that Shiva Stone works within in Cutting for Stone:


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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Transplants, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Transplants, specifically focusing on liver transplants:


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Here are some books in the Lincoln City Libraries collection related to the subject of Doctor/Patient Relations, one of the topical themes of Cutting for Stone:

Here are some selected web sites containing information about Doctor/Patient Relations:

 

Modern medicine is in danger of losing a powerful, old-fashioned tool: human touch. Physician and writer Abraham Verghese describes our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam! (above)


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Book Clubs or Other Programs

Cutting for Stone has been has been selected by several local and regional book clubs throughout the United States since it was released in 2009. The following are those with information and/or discussion comments available electronically — most local groups do not put their post-discussion comments online.


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