The Resource When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese

When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese

Label
When breath becomes air
Title
When breath becomes air
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. Kalanithi chronicles his transformation from a naïve medical student into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality
Title
When breath becomes air
Creator
Summary
A young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal diagnosis describes his examination into what truly makes a meaningful life
Subject
Genre
Tone
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2016
Biography type
individual biography
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10462715
Cataloging source
E3U
Dewey number
616.99/424
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.L8
LC item number
K35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
NLM call number
  • 2016 D-937
  • WZ 100
  • WZ 100
NLM item number
K14w 2016
Target audience
specialized
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Paul Kalanithi
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Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Abraham Verghese -- Prologue -- In perfect health I begin -- Cease not till death -- Epilogue / by Lucy Kalanithi
Control code
5769776
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 228 pages
Isbn
9780812988413
Lccn
2015023815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn909925278
  • (OCoLC)909925278

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