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My own country

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

by Abraham Verghese

  • 209 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Johnson City.,
  • Johnson City
    • Subjects:
    • Verghese, A. 1955-,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Tennessee -- Johnson City,
    • Physicians -- Tennessee -- Johnson City -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAbrham Verghese.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.A25 V47 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination347 p. ;
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1434921M
      ISBN 100671785141
      LC Control Number93046863

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