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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
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Feb 12, 2017

really liked it

This is the second consecutive book I've read that defies being "reviewed." It's a testament and accounting of a man's life -- and death. Period. I would note, in review of Abraham Verghese's introduction, that Paul's friend promises transcendent writing and insight. Honestly, I found neither... despite that fact that Paul, in his own words, was truly heroic and inspiring. Besides, I don't think the author would have wanted us to look to him for transcendence -- or easy answers.
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Reading Progress

February 2, 2017 – Started Reading
February 10, 2017 – Finished Reading
February 12, 2017 – Shelved

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