The Resource Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston

Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston

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Dirty work : a novel
Title
Dirty work
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel Weston
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Author
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An informed and arresting debut novel about a young surgeon in crisis, by a writer whose "exactitude of expression is rare and uncanny." (Rachel Cusk) Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist whose botched surgery has put a patient in a life-threatening coma, must face a medical tribunal to determine if she can continue to practice medicine. Nancy's fears about both her patient's chances for survival and whether she will be "undoctored" are made palpable to the reader. Throughout four weeks of intense questioning and accusations, this physician directly confronts for the first time her work as an abortion provider--how it helps the lives of others but takes a heavy toll on her own. Interweaving memories of Nancy's English and American childhood and adolescence, Dirty Work creates an emotionally charged portrait of one woman's life; the telling of seemingly untellable stories sets her free, as it can all women. Gabriel Weston has given us a truly original, courageous, and meaningful novel. "--
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TLC
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Weston, Gabriel
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.E875
LC item number
.D58 2014
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Women physicians
  • Abortion
  • Medical errors
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Psychological
Label
Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316365246
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AF44AB33-55F8-4AA7-B082-2FC0060A5A3D
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883369450
  • (TLC)erc0000274133
Label
Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316365246
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AF44AB33-55F8-4AA7-B082-2FC0060A5A3D
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883369450
  • (TLC)erc0000274133

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