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              Books by Paul Kalanithi

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              When Breath Becomes Air

              When Breath Becomes Air (Paperback)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              • RRP: $26.00
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              At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. This book tells his story.

              ISBN 9781784701994
              Released NZ 3 Jan 2017
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              When Breath Becomes Air
                

              When Breath Becomes Air (EPUB ebook)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              What makes a virtuous and meaningful life? The author believed that the answer lay in medicine's most demanding specialization, neurosurgery. In this book, the auhor reflects on the practice of medicine and the relationship between doctor and patient.

              ISBN 9781473523494
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              Released NZ 4 Feb 2016
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (English)
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              When Breath Becomes Air: Vintage Classics Most Red Series
               

              When Breath Becomes Air: Vintage Classics Most Red Series (Paperback)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              • RRP: $24.00
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              • Pub Date
                2 Jul 20

              On the occasion of VINTAGE's 30th anniversary rediscover the ten best-selling Vintage Classics of all time in beautiful new editions...

              ISBN 9781784875886
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Vintage
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series MOST RED
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              When Breath Becomes Air
               

              When Breath Becomes Air (Hardback)

              By Kalanithi, Paul; Foreword by Verghese, Abraham, M. D.

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              For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question: What makes a life worth living? At the age of thirty-six, on the verg...e 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 naive 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. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward 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 some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir. Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015, while working on this book, yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all. I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality, in a sense, had changed nothing and everything, he wrote. Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head: I can t go on. I ll go on. When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.
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              ISBN 9780812988406
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2016
              Publisher Random House
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              When Breath Becomes Air
                

              When Breath Becomes Air (Audio CD / Audio)

              By Kalanithi, Paul; Foreword by Verghese, Abraham, M. D.; Read by Malhotra, Sunil; Campbell, Cassandra

              • RRP: $260.50
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              • In Stock UK

              For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question: What makes a life worth living? At the age of thirty-six, on the verg...e 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 naive 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. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward 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 some of the questions Kalanithi wrestles with in this profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir. Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015, while working on this book, yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all. I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality, in a sense, had changed nothing and everything, he wrote. Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head: I can t go on. I ll go on. When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.
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              ISBN 9780399566189
              Released NZ 12 Jan 2016
              Publisher Books on Tape
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              El Buen Doctor
               

              El Buen Doctor (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              • RRP: $43.50
              • $43.50
              • In Stock US

              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 Kulanithi 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, El buen doctor will inspire all readers.
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              ISBN 9786077358640
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2016
              Publisher Editorial Oceano de Mexico
              Interest Age General Audience
              Language (Spanish)
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              Dang Hu XI Hua Wei Kong Qi: Yi Wei Tian Cai Shen Jing Wai Ke Yi Shi Zui Hou de Sheng Ming Dong Cha
               

              Dang Hu XI Hua Wei Kong Qi: Yi Wei Tian Cai Shen Jing Wai Ke Yi Shi Zui Hou de Sheng Ming Dong Cha (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              • RRP: $98.50
              • $98.50
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              Traditional Chinese edition of the number one New York Times bestseller When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, forwarded by Abraham Verghese (author of Cutting for Stone). It is also an Amazon Best Book of January 2016. Bound to be a classic for any reader.

              ISBN 9789571367286
              Released NZ 2 Aug 2016
              Publisher Shi Bao Chu Ban/Tsai Fong Book
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              Language (Chinese)
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              When Breath Becomes Air
                

              When Breath Becomes Air (Hardback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Kalanithi, Paul

              • RRP: $108.99
              • $108.99
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              On the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. Kalanithi chronicles his transformation from a naive medical student into a neurosurge...on at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality.
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              ISBN 9781410487858
              Released NZ 17 Feb 2016
              Publisher Thorndike Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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