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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Elizabeth L Silver

David Zaugh

Elizabeth Silver’s beautiful and unflinchingly honest memoir, "The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty," begins when her newborn daughter, Abby, has a severe and unexplained stroke. As Silver chronicles her daughter’s difficult first year, which is full of medical tests, doctors’ opinions and sleepless nights, she interweaves a sophisticated meditation on the reality of uncertainty in medicine. Through her deeply singular experience, Silver seeks to shed light on universal issues of medical care, fear, healing and trust.

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The Tincture of Time: A Memoir of (Medical) Uncertainty
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Penguin Press
April 2017
ISBN 9781101981443
272 pages
$27.00, INSTOCK
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Set against the unexplained stroke of the author's newborn daughter, this stunning, unflinchingly honest memoir is a thought-provoking reflection on uncertainty in medicine and in life. More/less

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