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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (188 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lewis Thomas Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this partially autobiographical work, best-selling author Lewis Thomas offers insights on subjects as wide-ranging as gender differences, how it feels to be a patient, human vs. computer intelligence, the future of cancer research, and the longevity of the planet - interspersing all with charming anecdotes about his family, his colleagues and himself.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Spencer | 12/11/2013

    " A journal-like commentary on the state of medicine past, present, and future. It's funny because his comments in 1975 about the state of medicine are just as accurate if made today. A great read. My favorite chapter is his praise of the nursing profession. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cristi | 12/1/2013

    " Very fascinating essays on his career as a physician and microbiologist from 1930 to late 1980s - a time when scientific discoveries transformed medicine and health. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Charles | 7/18/2013

    " Lewis thomas is certainly one of our best science essayists. I always enjoy his work. These are general essays mostly, about biology. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Grace | 7/10/2013

    " An inspiring book for all the medical types, and I LOVED it. "

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