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Author Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963, author.

Title The doctor stories / William Carlos Williams ; foreword by Atul Gawande ; compiled with an introduction by Robert Coles ; afterword by William Eric Williams.

Publication Info. New York : New Directions, [2018]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  F WILLIAMS, W.    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 142 pages ; 21 cm.
Series New Directions paperbook ; 1423
New Directions paperbook ; 1423.
Summary This collection of thirteen doctor stories, six poems on medical matters, and a selection from The Autobiography "can help many others take a knowing look at the medical profession."
Contents Mind and body -- Old Doc Rivers -- The girl with a pimply face -- The use of force -- A night in June -- Jean Beicke -- A face of stone -- Dance pseudomacabre -- The paid nurse -- Ancient gentility -- Verbal transcription : 6 a.m. -- The insane -- Comedy entombed : 1930 -- The practice (from The autobiography) -- Poems: The birth ; Le médecin maglré lui ; Dead baby ; A cold front ; The poor ; To close -- Afterword: My father, the doctor / by William Eric Williams.
Subject Physicians -- Fiction.
Short stories. (OCoLC)fst01117043
Physicians. (OCoLC)fst01062841
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Coles, Robert, writer of introduction.
Gawande, Atul, writer of foreword.
Williams, William Eric, 1914- writer of afterword.
Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Milwaukee Academy of Medicine. Book Collection. WMMCW
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ISBN 9780811228176 (paperback : acid-free paper)
0811228177 (paperback : acid-free paper)
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