Raising the Dead by Richard Selzer
A Doctor's Encounter with His Own Mortality

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The author of Mortal Lessons recounts his own near-death experience, describing his sudden collapse, his twenty-three days in a coma, his hallucinations, and his fight with death. 30,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Richard Selzer

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Richard Selzer was for many years a professor of surgery at the Yale School of Medicine.
 
Published January 1, 1993 by Whittle Direct Books. 79 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical, Self Help. Non-fiction

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The near-fatal illness of surgeon-turned-writer Selzer (Down From Troy, 1992;

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The former surgeon recalls his own near-death experience after being diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease and lapsing into a coma.

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In 1991 surgeon Selzer ( Mortal Lessons ), stricken with Legionnaires' disease, was in a coma for 23 days and nearly died.

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