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    • Final Exam

    • A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
    • By: Pauline W. Chen
    • Narrated by: Pauline W. Chen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    When Pauline Chen began medical school 20 years ago, she dreamed of saving lives. What she did not count on was how much death would be a part of her work. Almost immediately, Chen found herself wrestling with medicine's most profound paradox: that a profession premised on caring for the ill also systematically depersonalizes dying. Final Exam follows Chen over the course of her education, training, and practice as she grapples at strikingly close range with the problem of mortality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and Moving

    • By Phillip Sabbagh on 03-04-07

    Regular price: $19.57

    • The Red Chamber

    • By: Pauline A. Chen
    • Narrated by: Grayce Wey
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 103

    When orphaned Daiyu leaves her home in the provinces to take shelter with her cousins in the Capital, she is drawn into a world of opulent splendor, presided over by the ruthless, scheming Xifeng and the prim, repressed Baochai. As she learns the secrets behind their glittering facades, she finds herself entangled in a web of intrigue and hidden passions, reaching from the petty gossip of the servants' quarters all the way to the Imperial Palace.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Story

    • By Patti on 07-18-14

    Regular price: $35.00