Last edited by Mirisar
Saturday, November 7, 2020 | History

7 edition of My own country found in the catalog.

My own country

a doctor"s story of a town and its people in the age of AIDS

by Abraham Verghese

  • 150 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- epidemiology,
  • Tennessee -- epidemiology

  • Edition Notes

    12

    StatementAbrham Verghese.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination432 p.
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22175627M
    ISBN 100679752927
    LC Control Number93-46863

    But my parents had come to this country from Jamaica. And in the area of London where we lived, that made my family very odd. We were immigrants. Outsiders. My dad had been a passenger on the Empire Windrush ship when it famously sailed into Tilbury in June and, according to many, changed the face of Britain for ever. My mum came to.


Share this book
You might also like
Washington rules of professional conduct

Washington rules of professional conduct

The Moscow Yiddish Theater

The Moscow Yiddish Theater

Harry Maxwell

Harry Maxwell

The presidents of the United States

The presidents of the United States

Programed spelling demons

Programed spelling demons

Medieval regions and their cities.

Medieval regions and their cities.

Turkey on 5 dollars a day.

Turkey on 5 dollars a day.

Wilson Jameson: architect of national health

Wilson Jameson: architect of national health

Pioneer Chinese Christian women

Pioneer Chinese Christian women

Trouvères and troubadours

Trouvères and troubadours

The Commonwealth Yearbook 1992 (Commonwealth Yearbook)

The Commonwealth Yearbook 1992 (Commonwealth Yearbook)

Taxation in Europe

Taxation in Europe

Edwardian and Georgian Poetry 1880-1914 (Critical Cosmos Modern British and Commonwealth Literature Series)

Edwardian and Georgian Poetry 1880-1914 (Critical Cosmos Modern British and Commonwealth Literature Series)

Mathematics--the first three years.

Mathematics--the first three years.

Malnutrition and food habits

Malnutrition and food habits

Aspects of taxation in Guatemala

Aspects of taxation in Guatemala

History of the St. Louis Cardinals

History of the St. Louis Cardinals

My own country by Abraham Verghese Download PDF EPUB FB2

In My Own Country is an autobiographical narrative of Dr. Abraham Verghese and My own country book work as an infectious disease physician in rural Tennessee during the early years of the HIV pandemic.

Verghese is a powerful writer, and his rendering of the AIDS crisis immortalizes the victims of the AIDS crisis in Johnson City. My Own Country is Abraham Verghese's first book. First published init made that year's New York Times Notable Book list.

It is used in colleges and medical schools throughout North America and across the world because of the way it communicates the sense of empathy and compassion so often missing in medical school education in an era of high technology and. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story is Abraham Verghese's (author of the fictional Cutting for Stone) moving account of his years as a doctor in Tennessee, specializing in working with patients with se recounts his growth from a relative innocent first encountering AIDS to an exhausted veteran who has to come to terms with the fact that he could not save his /5.

These are the questions at the heart of Mounk's book, which starts out as a memoir but evolves into something more like a history and a polemic. Accessibly written and full of humor, Stranger in My Own Country uses Mounk's own experiences to shed light on postwar German history and current German politics.” ―Adam Kirsch, TabletReviews: He is the author of My Own Country, a NBCC Finalist and a Time Best Book of the Year, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book.

A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, he has published essays and short stories that have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Granta, The Wall Street.

About My Own Country. By the bestselling author of Cutting for Stone, a story of medicine in the American heartland, and confronting one’s deepest prejudices and fears.

Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of eastern Tennessee, the town of Johnson City had always seemed exempt from the anxieties of modern American life.

In My Own Country, Abraham Verghese, a young Indian doctor born and educated in Ethiopia, tells of the four years he spent in a Tennessee town as a specialist in infectious diseases.

His story begins inwhen he arrives in Johnson City, Tennessee, a. My Own Country: A Doctor’s Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS is more than a series of case histories or a chronicle of the doctor-patient is also an intensely.

To start your own country, get creative with how you want to run your new territory. What kind of government and constitution do you want to have.

What about a national anthem and language. You’ll also want to establish an economy. You can stick to established currencies or create your own. Finally, coming up with a state seal with a national.

Directed by Mira Nair. With Naveen Andrews, Glenne Headly, Hal Holbrook, Swoosie Kurtz. "My Own Country" tells the story of an East Indian doctor who settles in Johnson City, Tennessee.

The doctor's name is Abraham Verghese, and he specializes in infectious diseases. It'sand AIDS is spreading from the big cities to the rural areas/10(10). My Own Country Quotes Showing of 8 “I realized that I could have done more for him if I had been in his house.

I would have pushed morphine-- large doses. The information about My Own Country shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to My own country book ahead of publication.

If you are the publisher or author of this. My Own Country A Doctor's Story (Book): Verghese, A.: A young doctor of eastern Tennessee describes the town's first introduction to the AIDS virus, which preceded a disturbing epidemic and introduced the doctor to many unique people.

A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors.

Discussion Questions My Own Country. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS Summary & Study Guide Description. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS Abraham Verghese, Author, A. Verghese, Author Simon & Schuster $ (p) ISBN More By and About. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of My Own Country by Abraham Verghese. My Own Country is a autobiographical work by physician.

My own country: a doctor's story of a town and its people in the age of AIDS by Abraham Verghese; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: AIDS (Disease), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Biography, Epidemiology, Physicians, Social aspects, Social aspects of AIDS (Disease), Patients; Places: Johnson City, Tennessee; People: A.

Verghese. This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of My Own Country. In the summer ofa young man driving from New York to Johnson City, Tennessee, becomes ill and is taken to.

He is the author of My Own Country, a NBCC Finalist and a Time Best Book of the Year, and The Tennis Partner, a New York Times Notable Book.

A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, he has published essays and short stories that have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Granta, The Wall Street 4/5(19).

RICK WALTON is the author of So Many Bunnies, One More Bunny and more than ninety other picture books both bunny-and lives with his family in Utah. WES HARGIS is the illustrator of Jackson and Bud's Bumpy Ride and "Weird" Al Yankovic's When I Grow lives in southern Arizona with his wife and some.

A grim reproof to all who want to deny that AIDS has arrived in America's heartland. For five years in the late s, Verghese was an infectious- diseases specialist in Johnson City, a town in northeastern Tennessee; in that time he saw his AIDS patient load soar from 1 to more than AIDS was brought to Johnson City by way of New York, San Francisco, Miami, and elsewhere.

My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS Verghese, Abraham. Primary Category: That it is, but it is also a book containing multiple texts. It is a doctor's personal journey toward understanding the multiple meanings of HIV/AIDS for those who have it and those who care for them.

It is the story of a. First students check out their map (included in the printable below). They mark off where the country lies. Is it in open ocean or land-locked.

They name their country because they found it. Once they have a name for their new land, they come up with a distinct shape for their country. Then they decide on a capital name. Yascha Mounk’s book about growing up Jewish in Germany, “Stranger in My Own Country,” is rickety, not fully assembled, more the frame of a.

The My Own Book Program was established by the Freeman-Harrison Family Foundation in to support child literacy and foster a love of reading among the most disadvantaged of New York City’s children, many of whom have never owned a book they could call their own. Today, the My Own Book program provides field trips for third grade classes in the New York City public.

Click to read more about My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham Verghese. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(29). These are the questions at the heart of Mounk's book, which starts out as a memoir but evolves into something more like a history and a polemic.

Accessibly written and full of humor, Stranger in My Own Country uses Mounk's own experiences to shed light on postwar German history and current German politics.” —Adam Kirsch, Tablet. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story Abraham Verghese, Author, Abraham Vergehese, Author, A.

Verghese, Author Vintage Books USA $16 (p) ISBN. This random country name generator will generate both real and fantasy names which you can use to name your fictional countries in your book or game. A good country name will give the reader an impression on the feel of the country, if the country is ruled by evil goblins, pick a dark sounding name and vise versa.

In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. View MY OWN COUNTRY pdf from BIOLOGY L at University of Missouri, Kansas City. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS Study Guide My Own Country: A Doctor's.

My own country is about the emergence of AIDS in a small town in the US. Doctors originally thought it would stay in big cities like New York and Chicago.

However, it eventually spread to the provinces and this is the true story of how Dr. Verghese coped with the victims and problems of HIV and full blown s: Buy My Own Country: A Doctor's Story 1st Vintage Books Ed by Verghese, A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Reviews: NPR coverage of My Own Country: A Doctor's Story by Abraham Verghese.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. When in the course of childhood events, it becomes necessary for one (small) person to create a separate and equal hiding spot to which the laws of growing up entitle them, the truth will be self.

How do I know if my book is the UK, US or Australian version. Where can I find the giftbox. Where are your books made and sent from. What are your opening hours. How are the books packaged. How much do your products cost.

What size are the books. Can I make a book with my own country's language and culture. See more. A Simple Guide to Starting Your Own Country Have you ever wanted to rule your own country.

Of course, you have. Find out how. By Talal Al. A Stranger In My Own Country East Pakistan Pdf Free 18 - DOWNLOAD. My Country My Life is an autobiographical book by L. Advani, an Indian politician who served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from toand was the Leader of the Opposition in the 15th Lok book was released on 19 March by Abdul Kalam, the eleventh President of India.

The book has 1, pages and narrates autobiographical accounts and. This article was co-authored by Srabone Monir, JD.

Srabone Monir, Esq., is an Attorney for the 32BJ chapter of the Service Employees International Union. She received her JD from the St. John's University School of Law in She is also a VA Accredited Attorney as of and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and in New : K.6, nations served!

NationStates is a nation simulation game. Create a nation according to your political ideals and care for its people. Or deliberately oppress them. My parents had grown up to believe themselves to be of a higher class than any darker-skinned person.

This isolated them from other black Caribbeans who came to live here – my parents wanted nothing to do with them. In this retrospective essay Back to My Own Country, Andrea Levy looks deeper into the notions of racism and the revelations that.