by Abraham Verghese. He has two other books both exceptional:
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story
The Tennis Partner
Cutting for Stone is fiction; other two are non-fiction that read like fiction.
Verghese is of Indian (India) descent; grew up in Ethiopia, is an MD, did residencty, etc in USA...parents were Indian Christians. Fascinating person and wonderful writer and doctor. Read Cutting for Stone first.
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