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  • Charlotte Barrineau

    Cutting For Stone- totally different culture; great book

  • Ali K.

    Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghes

  • Angie Tinti

    Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. Set in Ethiopia. Definitely worth reading. One of my favorite books.

  • Linda Benson

    A book worth reading. Our book club read this very interesting and well worth my time.

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