The Resource Bedside manners : a novel, Heather Frimmer, (electronic resource)

Bedside manners : a novel, Heather Frimmer, (electronic resource)

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Bedside manners : a novel
Title
Bedside manners
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Heather Frimmer
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Joyce Novak's daughter, Marnie, completes medical school and looks ahead to a surgical internship, her wedding, and a future filled with promise, a breast cancer diagnosis throws Joyce's own future into doubt. Always the caregiver, Joyce feels uncomfortable in the patient role, especially with her husband and daughter. As she progresses through a daunting treatment regimen including a biopsy, lumpectomy, and radiation, she distracts herself by planning Marnie's wedding. When the sudden death of a young heroin addict in Marnie's care forces Marnie to come face-to-face with mortality and her professional inadequacies, she also realizes she must strike a new balance between her identity as a doctor and her role as a supportive daughter. At the same time, she struggles with the stark differences between her fiancé's family background and her own and comes to understand the importance of being with someone who shares her values and experiences. Amid this profound soul-searching, both Joyce and Marnie's futures change in ways they never would have expected
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Frimmer, Heather
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women surgeons
  • Interns (Medicine)
  • Breast
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Bedside manners : a novel, Heather Frimmer, (electronic resource)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781943006670
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12397947
Publisher number
MWT12397947
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bedside manners : a novel, Heather Frimmer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781943006670
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12397947
Publisher number
MWT12397947
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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