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Bloodletting & miraculous cures

Vincent Lam

Bloodletting & miraculous cures

stories

by Vincent Lam

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Published by Doubleday Canada in Toronto, ON .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVincent Lam.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Pagination353 p. ;
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22765323M
ISBN 109780385665452

  Few first books are fortunate enough to receive both high praise and big awards, but Vincent Lam's Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures deserves the attention. Celebrated by critics and awarded one of Canada's top literary prizes, Bloodletting is a masterful, smart and engaging debut collection of short stories. Part-time writer and full-time emergency-room physician in Cited by: 3. Additionally, Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures was a Story Prize finalist one of just three. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures balances elegant prose with dark humor, investigations of both common and extraordinary moral dilemmas, and a sometimes shockingly pragmatic portrait of today's medical profession.

Get this from a library! Bloodletting & miraculous cures. [Vincent Lam] -- Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a group of young doctors as they make their way from medical school to the world of emergency rooms, evacuation missions, and research into new viruses. Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures is not particularly challenging or thoughtprovoking, but it was a good read, and sometimes that's all I'm after in a book. It left the stories dangling at the end a bit, which was a bit frustrating, but no doubt it was also deliberate (after all, real lives don't tie up neatly, and this is supposed to be /5(27).

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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures invites us into a world where the ordinary becomes the critical in a matter of seconds. A formidable debut, it is a profound and unforgettable depiction of todays doctors, patients, and hospitals/5.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young medical students and physicians – Ming, Fitz, Sri and Chen – this debut collection from Scotiabank Giller Prize winner Vincent Lam is a riveting, eye-opening account of what it means to be a doctor/5(47).

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures was awarded the Giller Prize. His work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, the National Post, and Carve.

Lam's family is from the expatriate Chinese community of Viet Nam, and his first novel a multigenerational family saga set in Saigon during the Vietnam War, will be published by Weinstein Books in /5(38). Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures is a solid collection of short stories by Vincent Lam, a practicing doctor in Toronto.

Set in his hometown, the stories feel more like chapters in a loosely told novel, revolving around four Toronto doctors, than a standard short story collection/5(5). One simply cannot know strengths unless suffering, misfortune, and violence are explored quite frankly by the writer." Does this concept help us understand the characters and events in Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures.

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by Vincent Lam. The critic’s job comes with its hazards – the threats, the angry letters, and the occasional egg lobbed at the Q&Q windows.

Bloodletting, with its scope and nuance and empathy for both sides of the medical equation, is a very, very good start.

Reviewer: Craig Taylor. In the novel Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures there are four protagonists. All of their stories intertwined as they interact. Fitzgerald: He is an interesting character in the story and is the only one who shows a great shift in starts out as a very kind and almost shy undergraduate student who falls hopelessly in love with Ming.

Some of the best stories in “Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures” read like journalistic dispatches from the medical front lines, with careful psychological characterization added.

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Winner of Canada's Giller Prize, Lam puts all the sex, and death and sleep deprivation crucial to any hospital drama in his debut story. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here.

Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Book Summary. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures invites us into a world where the ordinary becomes the critical in a matter of seconds. A formidable debut, it is a profound and unforgettable depiction of today’s doctors, patients, and hospitals.

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Few first books are fortunate enough to receive both high praise and big awards, but Vincent Lam's Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures deserves the ated by critics and awarded one of Canada's top literary prizes, Bloodletting is a masterful, smart and engaging debut collection of short -time writer and full-time emergency-room physician in Cited by: 3.

Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures is an astonishing literary debut, a collection of mature and intricate stories connected through the relationships that develop among a group of young doctors as they move from the challenges of med school to the intense world of emergency rooms, evac missions, and terrifying new viruses.

Review: Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures by Vincent LamWith crisp, precise and efficient prose, the fact that Lam is a scientist as well as. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Vincent Lam's debut collection of 12 interwoven short stories follows four young medical students and physicians.

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The novel is a collection of short stories which make reference to the modern day medical field, through the characters of Ming, Fitzgerald, Sri, and Chen. Two approaches have been.