Rituals Of Surgery by Richard SelzerRituals Of Surgery by Richard Selzer

Rituals Of Surgery

byRichard Selzer

Paperback | October 31, 2001

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Selzer's first collection of short stories (originally published in 1974) weaves together the fantastic and grotesque with surgical precision. The sense that death lurks around every corner is heightened by dark irony and wit. He brings to light the horrors of surgery while displaying overwhelming compassion for his characters, creating a provocative commentary on the human condition.

Richard Selzer is the author of numerous books and articles. He is a former surgeon and professor of surgery. Selzer taught writing at Yale University and is the recipient of dozens of awards and honors, including a Pushcart Prize, National Magazine Award (for his essays), an American Medical Writer's Award, and a Guggenheim fellowship...
Title:Rituals Of SurgeryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:193 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:October 31, 2001Publisher:Michigan State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0870135767

ISBN - 13:9780870135767

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