The Resource El buen doctor, Paul Kalanithi ; prólogo de Abraham Verghese ; [traducción, Enrique Mercado]

El buen doctor, Paul Kalanithi ; prólogo de Abraham Verghese ; [traducción, Enrique Mercado]

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El buen doctor
Title
El buen doctor
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Paul Kalanithi ; prólogo de Abraham Verghese ; [traducción, Enrique Mercado]
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Author
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Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
Summary
  • "Paul Kalanithi, a young and promising neurosurgeon, received a devastating diagnosis of stage IV lung cancer at the age of thirty-six. He was a doctor treating patients one day and the next was struggling for his own life. On the verge of completing a decade's worth of training, he decided to begin writing this book to come to terms with and give closure to his life, and to face death with courage. What makes a life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder towards your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away? These are a few of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this moving, exquisitely observed memoir. Paul Kalanithi passed away in March 2015, yet his words live on as a guide and gift to us all. Simultaneously a reminder of the fragility of our existence as well as a plea for a brave and vigorous life" -- Amazon.com
  • "Paul Kalanithi, joven y prometedor neurocirujano, recibió a los 35 años un devastador diagnóstico de cáncer de pulmón. Entonces decidió escribir este libro, en el que cuenta, por un lado, qué lo llevó a dejar sus estudios literarios para dedicarse a la medicina (y en particular a la investigación sobre el cerebro humano), y cómo tuvo que llegar a un acuerdo consigo mismo para dar cierre a su vida y afrontar la muerte con valentía. A la vez un recordatorio sobre la fragilidad de nuestra existencia y un alegato por la vida valiente y vigorosa, este libro está hecho para inspirar y conmover por igual" -- casadelibro.com
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 616.99/4240092
  • B
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in Spanish = Texto en español
LC call number
RC280.L8
LC item number
K3518 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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El buen doctor, Paul Kalanithi ; prólogo de Abraham Verghese ; [traducción, Enrique Mercado]
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El buen doctor, Paul Kalanithi ; prólogo de Abraham Verghese ; [traducción, Enrique Mercado]
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Note
Spanish translation of English title: "When breath becomes air."
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Control code
ocn944471545
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9786077358640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
BARB : 2016-10-14
System control number
  • (OCoLC)944471545
  • (Sirsi)i9786077358640

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