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In the Name of Mercy

By: Delbanco, Nicholas

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Warner Books, Incorporated: 2001

Book ID: SCW03517

ISBN: 0446673641

Condition: Very Good


CH4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and white illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus a remainder mark on the bottom outside paper edges. A novel about a physician who believes that his profession should relieve pain. When his cancer-stricken wife begs him to end her misery, he respects her wishes. He then takes a post in a hospice and continues to help the terminally ill end their lives with dignity. The death rate of his patients begins to soar and his practice of humane medicine becomes entangled in a sto... View more info