Cutting for Stone (Paperback)
  • Cutting for Stone (Paperback)

Cutting for Stone (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 26/12/2009
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My brother, Shiva, and I came into the world in the late afternoon of the twentieth of September in the year of grace 1954. We took our first breaths in the thick air of Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. Bound by birth, we were driven apart by bitter betrayal. No surgeon can heal the would that divides two brothers. Where silk and steel fail, story must succeed. To begin at the beginning...

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099443636

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