Louise Aronson - A History of the Present Illness

Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 4:00pm
Louise Aronson shares A History of the Present Illness ($24.00). Drawing on Aronson's experience as the Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of the UCSF Medical Humanities Division, this debut collection features 16 elegant and original stories about doctors and patients and the families of both.  Taking readers into overlooked lives in the neighborhoods, hospitals, and nursing homes of San Francisco, Aronson offers a deeply humane and incisive portrait of health and illness in America today.

Louise Aronson has an MFA from Warren Wilson College and an MD from Harvard.She has received the Sonora Review prize, the New Millennium short fiction award, and three Pushcart nominations. Her fiction has appeared in Bellevue Literary Review and the Literary Review, among other publications.
 
Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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$24.00
ISBN: 9781608198306
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - January 22nd, 2013

A History of the Present Illness takes readers into overlooked lives in the neighborhoods, hospitals, and nursing homes of San Francisco, offering a deeply humane and incisive portrait of health and illness in American today. An elderly Chinese immigrant sacrifices his demented wife's well-being to his son's authority.