Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

  • by Vincent Lam
  • Narrated by Christopher Lane
  • 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Through the eyes of Fitz, Ming, Chen, and Sri, Vincent Lam finds conflict - and humanity - in the most surprising moments. Together these doctors test the boundaries of intimacy as they cope with exam pressure, weigh moral dilemmas as they dissect cadavers, confront police who assault their patients, and treat schizophrenics with pathologies similar to their own.Winner of the 2006 Giller Prize for fiction - the only debut work ever to have won the prestigious literary prize - Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures looks with rigorous honesty at the lives of doctors and their patients and illuminates a deeper understanding of the fears, choices, and temptations that face us all.


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Fascinating and somber

I couldn't stop listening to this book. The story is fascinating, however sad at times, but definitely worth your time to listen. I can see why it won the Giller Prize.
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- Adam

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-10-2008
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio