Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other . Confessions of a Knife by Richard Selzer – book cover, description, publication history. Confessions of a knife / Richard Selzer. Author. Selzer, Richard, Published. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, c Physical Description.
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Confessions of a Knife
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There was one on the author’s religious background that followed at least one other non-medical story and I skipped it all together out of boredom. English Choose a language for shopping. The Exact Location of the Soul: Dec 01, Huw Evans rated it it was amazing Shelves: Never hesitant to admit his own frailties, Selzer draws on his experiences as a surgeon with Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other writers.
Never hesitant to admit his own frailties, Selzer draws on his experiences as a surgeon with integrity and wit, allowing readers a first-hand glimpse into the medical world. It was as I remembered, exceptionally well written richaed compelling. Mar 21, Cheyenne Blue rated it it was amazing.
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Please try again later. Despite the fact Selzer is a surgeon first and a writer second, his use of metaphor is exquisite and often highly intricate in detail.
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Confessions of a Knife by Richard Selzer
Selzer taught writing at Yale University and is the recipient of dozens of awards and honors, including a Pushcart Prize, National Magazine Award for his essaysan American Medical Writer’s Award, and a Guggenheim fellowship. Steven Erbey rated it it was amazing Mar 01, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Ashton Summers rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Share your thoughts kbife other customers.
If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? While it’s obviously very well written, ricchard even occasionally interesting, you need a college degree in literature to understand half or more of this book.
I was shocked however, to discover Cardizem ads scattered throughout. For the most part, I find the writing when reflecting on his past, or of a case, to be revealing and always interesting, haunting at times. Want to Read saving…. Mar 26, Dmattz added it.
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