Cutting for Stone - Part Three: Chapters 27 - 31 Summary & Analysis

Abraham Verghese
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Part Three: Chapters 27 - 31 Summary

When he is not reading medical books, Marion is searching for ways to reconnect with Ghosh, whether through prowling the hospital, or praying to his deceased mother, Sister Mary Praise, in the hopes that she could intercede on Ghosh's behalf with the prison. An hour after Marion makes his first request to Sister Mary, a letter arrives, clearly from Ghosh, reminding the boys to "Screw your courage to the sticking place!" The next day, Hema and the boys are allowed a quick visit with Ghosh in the prison yard. There, he tells them all about his arrest and how he was brought in to care for General Mebratu, who lived through his brother's attack and a shot to the head. Three weeks later, however, after he recovers in the hospital, Mebratu is sentenced to death by hanging...

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