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The Tennis Partner


In January 1994, Abraham Verghese, an indian doctor in a Texan teaching hospital, was called to the morgue to identify the body of his close friend, student and tennis partner David Smith. David had killed himself because he could not deal with his addiction to intravenously injected cocaine. This book is Verghese's tribute to his dead friend; it is also an attempt to understand and explain drug addiction. Being both doctor and friend, Verghese offers us a unique insight into addiction, describing with clinical detachment ...

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The Tennis Partner
2011, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780062116390

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The Tennis Partner
1999, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060931131

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The Tennis Partner
1999, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099735014

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The Tennis Partner
1998, Chatto & Windus, London

ISBN-13: 9780701165529


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