Cole trilogy The Physician, Shaman, and Matters of Choice
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SummaryNoah Gordon's acclaimed trilogy, spanning one thousand years in the lives of one uncommonly gifted familyIn The Physician,an orphan in eleventh-century London, Robert Cole, becomes a fast-talking swindler. As he matures, his strange gift—an acute sensitivity to impending death—never leaves him, and he yearns to become a healer. Arab madrassas are the only authentic medical schools, and he makes his perilous way to Persia. Christians are barred from Muslim schools, but by claiming he is a Jew, he studies under the world's most renowned physician, Avicenna. Cole's journey and love for a woman who must struggle against her only rival—medicine—make The Physician a riveting modern classic.In Shaman, Dr. Robert Judson Cole, nineteenth-century descendent of the first Robert Cole, travels from his ravaged Scottish homeland, through the operating rooms of antebellum Boston, to the cabins of frontier Illinois. In the wilderness he befriends the starving...
Matters of choice.
|Series||Concordancias de obras literarias españolas.|
Frontier and pioneer life Fiction
Women physicians Fiction
|Publisher|| New York :Barcelona Digital Editions2012
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