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Tennis Partner : A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss,9780060931131

Tennis Partner : A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss

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9780060931131

ISBN10:
0060931132
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/26/2010
Publisher(s):
HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unraveling, relocates to El Paso, Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at the county hospital. There he meets David Smith, a medical student recovering from drug addition, and the two men begin a tennis ritual that allows them to shed their inhibitions and find security in the sport they love and with each other. This friendship between doctor and intern grows increasingly rich and complex, more intimate than two men usually allow. And just when it seems nothing more can go wrong, the dark beast from David's past emerges once again. As David spirals out of control, almost everything Verghese has come to trust and believe in is threatened. Compassionate and moving, The Tennis Partner is a unforgettable, illuminating story of how men live, and how they survive.


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