The Resource That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour, Sunita Puri, (electronic resource)

That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour, Sunita Puri, (electronic resource)

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That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour
Title
That good night
Title remainder
life and medicine in the eleventh hour
Statement of responsibility
Sunita Puri
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eng
Summary
"Spiritually grounded, poetic, and brilliant . . . Puri has claimed her place in the ranks of illustrious physician-writers."--Katy Butler, author of Knocking on Heaven's DoorAs the American born daughter of immigrants, Dr. Sunita Puri knew from a young age that the gulf between her parents' experiences and her own was impossible to bridge, save for two elements: medicine and spirituality. Between days spent waiting for her mother, an anesthesiologist, to exit the OR, and evenings spent in conversation with her parents about their faith, Puri witnessed the tension between medicine's impulse to preserve life at all costs and a spiritual embrace of life's temporality. And it was that tension that eventually drew Puri, a passionate but unsatisfied medical student, to palliative medicine--a new specialty attempting to translate the border between medical intervention and quality-of-life care. Interweaving evocative stories of Puri's family and the patients she cares for, That Good Night is a stunning meditation on impermanence and the role of medicine in helping us to live and die well, arming readers with information that will transform how we communicate with our doctors about what matters most to us
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1979-
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Puri, Sunita
Dewey number
  • 610.92
  • B
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
R154.P8675
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Soneela Nankani and the author
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Nankani, Soneela
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  • Puri, Sunita
  • Women physicians
  • East Indian American physicians
  • East Indian American women
  • Palliative treatment
  • Physician and patient
  • Medicine
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That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour, Sunita Puri, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1089342096
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13 hr., 15 min., 53 sec.))
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online
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9781984842671
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rdamedia
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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4D9BD585-8052-4917-AFCF-8B69FCF3A5ED
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  • (Sirsi) o1089342096
  • (OCoLC)1089342096
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That good night : life and medicine in the eleventh hour, Sunita Puri, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1089342096
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13 hr., 15 min., 53 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984842671
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
4D9BD585-8052-4917-AFCF-8B69FCF3A5ED
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1089342096
  • (OCoLC)1089342096
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