Perri Klass





Perri Klass


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Trinidad and Tobago
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Perri Klass is a pediatrician who writes fiction and non-fiction. She writes about children and families, about medicine, about food and travel, and about knitting. Her newest book is a novel, The Mercy Rule, and the book before that was a work of non-fiction, Treatment Kind and Fair: Letters to a Young Doctor, written in the form of letters to her older son as he starts medical school.
She lives in New York City, where she is Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University, and she has three children of her own. She is also Medical Director of Reach Out and Read, a national literacy organization which works through doctors and nurses to promote parents reading aloud to young children.
source: www.perriklass.com

Average rating: 3.56 · 1,704 ratings · 298 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
A Not Entirely Benign Proce...

3.83 avg rating — 359 ratings — published 1987 — 6 editions
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The Mercy Rule

3.08 avg rating — 279 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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The Mystery of Breathing

3.01 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Letters to a Young Doctor

3.78 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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Baby Doctor

3.82 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Other Women's Children

3.70 avg rating — 101 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Every Mother Is a Daughter:...

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3.40 avg rating — 107 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Love and Modern Medicine: S...

3.60 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Two Sweaters for My Father

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3.83 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2004
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Recombinations

3.46 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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