The Open Heart Club

The Open Heart Club

This history of the heart and cardiac medicine-as told by a writer with a congenital heart defect-ponders issues of mortality, empathy, and the things that make us human.

Born in 1966 with a congenital heart defect known as the Tetralogy of Fallot, Gabriel Brownstein entered the world at a unique moment in the history of heart disease. He received a life-saving surgery at five years old, but surviving with his condition meant riding wave after wave of innovation… (more)

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Publisher: PublicAffairs (October 22, 2019)

Collection: PublicAffairs

Page count: 352 pages

Language: English


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