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The Duty to Die Cheaply single work   short story  
  • Author:agent Peter Goldsworthy
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 The Duty to Die Cheaply
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 118 no. 6210 8 February 2000 Z604265 2000 periodical issue 2000 pg. 58-59,62-63
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Secret Lives : Thirty-four Modern Australian Short Stories Barry Oakley (editor), Rowville : Five Mile Press , 2003 Z1073789 2003 anthology short story autobiography prose Rowville : Five Mile Press , 2003 pg. 307-319
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The List of All Answers : Collected Stories Peter Goldsworthy , Camberwell : Viking , 2004 Z1114803 2004 selected work short story Camberwell : Viking , 2004 pg. 19-30
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Pen and the Stethoscope Leah Kaminsky (editor), Carlton North : Scribe , 2010 Z1729835 2010 anthology short story prose

    'It is through writing that many doctors have plumbed the depths and richness of their experiences and, in turn, used this to explore their patients' inner lives.

    The Pen and the Stethoscope is a unique collection of fiction and non-fiction by doctor-writers that gives us a fascinating look behind the doctor's mask, and gets inside the minds of those who deal with enormous existential issues and traumatic situations on a daily basis.

    These stories canvass emotional experiences acutely felt by doctors: an awareness of our mortality, of how humanity interplays with medicine, of the weight of responsibility carried by the profession. They bring into sharp focus, in many cases, the point of view of the patient, illuminating the experience of grief, trauma, illness, and ageing that doctors witness through their work.

    With a foreword by Jerome Groopman, contributors include Oliver Sacks, Atul Gawande, Irvin Yalom, Jacinta Halloran, Abraham Verghese, Gabriel Weston, Peter Goldsworthy, John Murray, Robert Jay Lifton, Danielle Ofri, Perri Klass, Nick Earls, Ethan Canin, Sandeep Jauhar, and Leah Kaminsky.' (From the publisher's website.)

    Carlton North : Scribe , 2010
    pg. 165-176
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