Merging art and religion with science, these largely autobiographical essays delve deeply into the emotional territory of medicine commonly avoided by other . Confessions of a Knife by Richard Selzer – book cover, description, publication history. Confessions of a knife /​ Richard Selzer. Author. Selzer, Richard, Published. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, c Physical Description.

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May 19, Donn rated it really liked it. Mar 11, Isis rated it it was ok Shelves: The essays that dealt with surgery and working in the hospital were interesting but were few and far between. Preview — Confessions of a Knife by Richard Selzer.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Notes on the Art of Surgery. Richard Selzer has won so many richsrd awards – this collection of essays is fantastic! Daniel rated it really liked it Dec 09, Books by Richard Confessiobs. Aside from introductions and forewords elsewhere, this is the first collection of his that I’ve ventured into.

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Overall, I just found this book to be too strange and not at all what I was expecting, so I left it behind at the gym when finished. Never hesitant to admit his own frailties, Selzer draws on his experiences as a surgeon with integrity and wit, allowing readers a first-hand glimpse into the medical world.

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Confessions of a knife Richard Selzer Snippet view – This book is w yet featured on Listopia. It is not this style of writing that I care for. Be the aa to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Steve Goings rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Scott rated it really liked it Jan 18, This book is a collection of short stories, mostly medical-case based.

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Martin and William Beaumont, the 19th century voyageur who suffered an injury rifhard opened a kind of window in his stomach and the doctor obsessed with learning all he could from this. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Not every story is perfect but there are enough to put this compilation in a short list of short story books that one can really savor.

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