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    DescriptionThe Pen and the Stethoscope is a unique collection of fiction and non-fiction by doctor-writers that gives us a fascinating look behind the doctor's mask and gets inside the minds of those who deal with enormous existential issues and traumatic situations on a daily basis. It is through writing that many doctors have plumbed the depths and richness of their experience. This book takes a critical look at doctors' close observations on their working life.


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    Title
    The Pen and the Stethoscope
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Leah Kaminsky, Foreword by Jerome E. Groopman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781921640735
    ISBN 10: 1921640731
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, FYB, VFD
    BISAC V2.8: BIO017000, MED109000
    DC23: 610.00
    Thema V1.0: VFD, DNT, FYB
    Publisher
    Scribe Publications
    Imprint name
    Scribe Publications
    Publication date
    25 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    VIC
    Author Information
    Leah Kaminsky is an award-winning writer and a practicing family physician. She is the author of four books, including "Stitching Things Together, "a collection of poetry. She has studied writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, New York University, and Vermont College of Fine Arts, and is currently at work on her first novel. She lives in Melbourne, Australia.
    Review quote
    "This is a book for doctors and patients--that is, the lot of us--to relish."--Thomas Keneally, Booker Prize-winning author of "Schindler's Ark"