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Cole trilogy The Physician, Shaman, and Matters of Choice

by Gordon, Noah.

Format: Kindle Book 2012 2012
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Summary
Noah 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...
Contents
The physician
Shaman
Matters of choice.

Additional Information
Series Concordancias de obras literarias españolas.
Subjects Physicians Fiction
Frontier and pioneer life Fiction
Women physicians Fiction
Literature
Fiction
Electronic books.
Publisher New York :Barcelona Digital Editions2012
2012
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: OverDrive READ
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Description 1 online resource.
ISBN 9781453276372
9781453276372
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