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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures welcomes readers into a world where the most mundane events can quickly become life or death. By following four young. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Twelve interwoven stories follow the lives of a. Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam, Christopher Lane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Through the eyes of Fitz, Ming.

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So the last pages picked up a bit and it wasn’t as miradulous as I originally thought, but it wasn’t great. I tried hard to like this, pushing through all the way to pagebut I realized I don’t really care what happens to these two-dimensional characters, or whether a theme suddenly pops into view. It’s an excellent “insider view” from a doctor’s perspective, the dilemmas of those in the medical profession: Like Vincent on Facebook.

Bloodletting and Miraculous cures by Vincent Lam. The interconnected stories in this collection follow four doctors through various stages in their careers, as their lives This book has been sitting on my shelves for the better part of a decade.

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Bloodletting is an honest and revealing work, which bloodlettting while ,iraculous the reader to reflect on some of the ethical issues presented. My favourite stories were the first three, I felt there was more care and craft in them. Of course I did – that strange instant sleep I can’t remember happening, where one second I had the awareness of waterfalls and curtains, the now this fuzzy face-voice.


Yet after this, she seems to be forgotten, her blloodletting left to languish without any development. Jeez, couldn’t wait a few hours? It was fun to see the different experiences and situations that doctors could undergo. The general public may not realize that these frontline workers, no matter how skilled or careful, are also prone to real dangers in their workplaces. Ming and Fitz wanted medicine for the right reasons, they told each other: The medical details aren’t too over-the-top, nor are they dumbed down to a point of feeling condescending.

Because their motivations were clean, they curees certain they deserved it more than those among them. Couldn’t put it down!

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your bloodlettiny. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Apr 21, Barbara Tiede rated it it was amazing Shelves: The angst of applying to medical school is captured in a humorous and touching way: You feel you have to define abdomen?

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The way that Lam introduced these characters and their situations and lives was incredible. Maybe all the hoopla led me to expect too much, but I just didn’t see what the big deal was. In the care of his prose, Ming, Sri, Chen and Fitz are more than words on a page. View all 3 comments.


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And that bothers me. I have two big problems with this book.

The series will be called ‘Bloodletting’ and is due to start filming in Toronto and Hamilton later this month. Did I fall asleep? Although you do get some insight, in the context of whatever the current situation being painted is, you don’t really get to know the characters.

Miniadis 2 episodes, These twelve interwoven stories follow a group of young doctors as they move from the challenges of medical school to the intense world of emergency rooms, evacuation missions, and terrifying new viruses. Bloodlettong a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I will gladly read more work by Vincent Lam, I am fascinated by his world view and his subtle attention to detail. Many of the stories continue matter of factly bloodlettimg death has occurred.

Return to Book Page. My feet night-swollen, I stuff my wallet, my Palm Pilot into pockets. This is a book of short stories revolving around 4 characters. Karl 4 episodes,