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Author Elliott, Carl, 1961-
Title Better than well : American medicine meets the American dream / Carl Elliott ; foreword by Peter D. Kramer.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, 2004, c2003.
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 Main Collection  RA418.3.U6 E455 2004    AVAILABLE


Call # RA418.3.U6 E455 2004
Phys. Description xxi, 357 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-332) and index.
Contents The perfect voice -- The true self -- The face behind the mask -- The loneliness of the late night television watcher -- The identity bazaar -- Three ways to feel homesick -- Pilgrims and strangers -- Resident aliens -- Amputees by choice -- Bringing up baby -- Second acts -- Conclusion: the tyranny of happiness.
Subject Social medicine -- United States.
Medical innovations -- Social aspects -- United States.
National characteristics, American.
ISBN 0393325652 (pbk.)
9780393325652 (pbk.)