The Tennis Partner by Abraham Verghese
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The Tennis Partner Summary
In My Own Country, named one of the five best books of 1994 by Time magazine, Abraham Verghese ventured into the valley of the Smokey Mountains, where he bore witness to the arrival of AIDS in a town that had never expected the disease or its terrible consequences. The New York Times Book Review called the book "an account of the plague years in America, beautifully written, fascinating and tragic, by a doctor who was shaped and changed by his patients."
The Tennis Partner Reviews
"If, as he writes, "to tell a life story [is] to engage in a form of seduction," then Verghese is a master of romance." - Publishers Weekly.
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Abraham Verghese Author Biography
Abraham Verghese was born in Ethiopia in 1955, of Southern Indian,
Christian, parents who had emigrated to Ethiopia. He attended medical school in
Ethiopia, but was forced to leave in 1973 due to the unstable political
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