Cutting for Stone
Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese

Recommended by Paul, City Lights Books.

Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother's death and their father’s disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution.
Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles—and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined.

Title Cutting for Stone
Author Abraham Verghese
Publisher Vintage
Title First Published 26 January 2010
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 688 p.
ISBN-10 0375714367
ISBN-13 9780375714368
Publication Date 26 January 2010
Main content page count 688
Weight 16 oz.

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