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Author Selzer, Richard, 1928-2016.

Title The doctor stories / Richard Selzer
Edition First edition
Published New York : Picador USA, 1998

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 W'PONDS  810.54 S4697 A6/D  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 389 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Avalanche -- Angel, Tuning a Lute -- Whither Thou Goest -- Imelda -- Fetishes -- Tube Feeding -- Pipistrel -- The Masked Marvel's Last Toehold -- Mercy -- Poe's Light-house -- Tillim -- Sarcophagus -- Pages from a Wound Dresser's Diary -- The Mirror: A Tale of Aran -- Alexis St. Martin -- Raccoon -- Four Appointments with the Discus Thrower -- Luis -- Imagine a Woman -- "The Black Swan" Revisited -- Tom and Lily -- A Worm from My Notebook -- Witness -- Chatterbox -- Impostor -- Semiprivate, Female -- Brute
Summary The Doctor Stories is Richard Selzer's selection of his own short stories, culled from three decades of writing. Each piece in this compilation explores what it means to be a doctor, to tend to the sick and dying, and to heal. Drawing from his classic books, including Confessions of a Knife and Letters to a Young Doctor, Selzer portrays the interactions of people at moments of crisis and drama
Subject Medical fiction, American.
Physicians -- Fiction.
Medicine -- United States -- Fiction.
Physicians -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. 97053233
ISBN 0312186878