When breath becomes air / Paul Kalanithi ; ... Read More
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- ISBN: 9780399566189
- ISBN: 039956618X
- ISBN: 9781524708146
- ISBN: 1524708143
- Physical Description: 5 audio discs (approximately 5 1/2 hr.) : CD ... Read More
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 
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Pulitzer Prize for Biography Finalist 2017
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Summary: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air, which features a Foreword by Dr. Abraham Verghese and an Epilogue by Kalanithi's wife, Lucy, chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a naïve medical student 'possessed, ' as he wrote, 'by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life' into a young neurosurgeon at Stanford, guiding patients toward a deeper understanding of death and illness, and finally into a patient and a new father to a baby girl, confronting his own mortality.