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The Healer's Heart

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If you have no cause worth dying for,
do you have a reason to live?

“Jedus say, ‘Come folla me!’ Bot de man ansa um say,
‘Sah, fus leh me go an bury me papa.’”
Luke 9:59, De Good Nyews Bout Jedus Christ Wa Luke Write (Gullah)

While sorting through family papers following his father’s massive stroke, Dr. Luke Tayspill, Yale Medical School’s top infectious disease specialist, s
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 21st 2006 by WaterBrook
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Jan 25, 2015 Jane rated it it was ok
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Jan 29, 2016 Laura G rated it it was ok
It seems harsh to say "it was OK" when someone has undertaken to write a book with such a complex plot, but the fact is, I didn't enjoy it that much. I found myself frequently saying, "What?? Did that just happen?? Where did that come from??" and it seemed like everything but the kitchen sink was thrown in. I felt like there were so many events in the plot, but that everything was "flat"--the action didn't rise and fall enough for me to be drawn in emotionally. I didn't grasp any deep spiritual ...more
Jul 07, 2013 Adam rated it it was amazing
Well, I didn’t know what to think about this book when I picked it up beyond that it was on my to-read list. It was a great book. Quite engrossing yet thought provoking. It was even more poignant as I only have a month before my second year of medical school starts. I highly recommend this book.
May 12, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it
Usally when I fall in love with a book, I can't put it down till I'm done. But this time I am savoring ever page. When I'm done reading The Healer's Heart, I want to read it again.

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