Objects & Places from Cutting for Stone

Abraham Verghese
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Addis Ababa

This is the capital of Ethiopia, and the major setting of the novel.

Missing Hospital

This is the hospital where Marion and Shiva are born, and where they grow up.

The Calangute

This is the ship that Sister Mary Praise takes from India to Africa.


This is the city in Yemen where Sister Mary Praise had been meant to travel after leaving her convent in India.

The Expedient Operator

This is the book about surgery that Dr. Stone pens while working in Ethiopia.


This is the song that Almaz sings to Marion when he is a toddler.

The BMW Motorcycle

This is what Sergeant Zemui drives to Missing Hospital while he is having an affair with Rosina.

Corrigans Water Hammer Pulse

This is the first pulse that Marion feels as a teenager working in Missing Hospital.


This is the jail where Ghosh is...

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