The Resource LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES : an oncologist's journey, (electronic resource)

LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES : an oncologist's journey, (electronic resource)

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LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES : an oncologist's journey
Title
LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES
Title remainder
an oncologist's journey
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eng
Summary
The Long Tale Of Tears And Smiles explores an immigrant oncologist's journey of triumphs and struggles, from growing up in Syria, to the tragic death of her brother, to her experiences as a young immigrant medical student and trainee in the USA. Walk through her anguish witnessing the civil war in Syria and its devastation; see her become a practitioner, watching the field of oncology evolves throughout the years. This narrative-driven case study interweaves the stories of the patients Bitar has cared for with her own life stories; it reflects on how her patients' lives and the stories of their survival or death inspired and changed her life starting and raising a family. Each patient's approach to illness and end-of-life is as unique as they are, and each person's journey contains unexpected lessons. In the space between life and death, Bitar's profession thrives; and in that space, she can search for the meaning of her existence
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bitar, Rana
Dewey number
616.99/40092
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Bitar, Rana
  • Oncologists
  • Syrian Americans
  • Women immigrants
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES : an oncologist's journey, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781734401974
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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14429483
Publisher number
MWT14429483
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
LONG TALE OF TEARS AND SMILES : an oncologist's journey, (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
9781734401974
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14429483
Publisher number
MWT14429483
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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