Cutting for Stone Summary
Abraham Verghese

Everything you need to understand or teach Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

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Cutting for Stone Summary

Cutting for Stone is the complex story of the Praise family, focusing on twin brothers Marion and Shiva as they negotiate the hidden histories of their past while working hard to make medical advances for the future.

The novel opens with Sister Mary Praise leaving India to travel to Africa as a nurse. The ship she is traveling on has an outbreak of typhoid, killing many of the passengers. As she...

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