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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Ivy League-trained, award-winning young neurosurgeon describes how, after receiving a terminal diagnosis with lung cancer, he explored the dynamics of his roles as a patient and care provider, examines the philosophical conundrums about a meaningful life and explains how he wanted to spend his final days
Tone
Award
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2016
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2016
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462715
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kalanithi, Paul
Dewey number
616.99/424
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC280.L8
LC item number
K35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kalanithi, Paul
  • Lungs
  • Neurosurgeons
  • Conduct of life
Target audience
general
Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 228 pages
Isbn
9780812988406
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015023815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)909925278
Label
When breath becomes air, Paul Kalanithi ; foreword by Abraham Verghese
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 228 pages
Isbn
9780812988406
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015023815
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)909925278

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