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ISBN: 0062116398 / ISBN-13: 9780062116390

The Tennis Partner


When Abraham Verghese, a physician whose marriage is unravelling, relocates to Texas, he hopes to make a fresh start as a staff member at a county ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000
Paul T

Well worth a read!

by Paul T on Jan 16, 2014

Interesting read. A physician tells a story of mentoring a junior colleague through their shared interest in tennis. The physician, with marriage problems, and his colleague with drug abuse problems. Some interesting clinical histories are used as subplots.


another winner

by tsunami on Dec 5, 2009

I wanted to read more of this author because I loved his book Cutting For Stone. I am not interested in tennis, but this book was fascinating even though there is a lot about tennis in it. Verghese is a very good writer and can make any tale interesting and compelling. I recommend it to anyone who likes good writing. It will be a plus to have an interest in tennis, medicine, and marvelous characters.

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