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Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating…


SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BIOGRAPHY PRIZE

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE BMA PRESIDENT’S AWARD 2017

An incredible memoir from one of the world’s most eminent heart surgeons, recalling some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he’s worked on.

Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon’s shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away.

The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that rope between the two. In the operating room there is no…

Fragile Lives

ISBN 10 : 0008196761
ISBN 13 : 9780008196769

An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he's worked on. Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeon's ..


Fragile Lives

ISBN 10 : 0008196788
ISBN 13 : 9780008196783

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER An incredible memoir from one of the world's most eminent heart surgeons and some of the most remarkable and poignant cases he's worked on. Grim Re..


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ISBN 10 : 9780465094844
ISBN 13 : 0465094848

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ISBN 10 : 9780008188610
ISBN 13 : 0008188610

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ISBN 10 : 9781466872806
ISBN 13 : 1466872802

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ISBN 10 : 9781250117175
ISBN 13 : 1250117178

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ISBN 10 : 046509483X
ISBN 13 : 9780465094837

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ISBN 10 : 9781250127273
ISBN 13 : 1250127270

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ISBN 13 : 9780349412771

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ISBN 10 : 9781429903073
ISBN 13 : 1429903074

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