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Product Description: As the category of women’s spirituality continues to grow, The Buddha’s Wife offers to a broad audience for the first time the intimate and profound story of Princess Yasodhara, the wife Buddha left behind, and her alternative journey to spiritual enlightenment...read more
By Shem and Surrey

Hardcover:

9781582704180 | Beyond Words Pub Co, June 30, 2015, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: As the category of women’s spirituality continues to grow, The Buddha’s Wife offers to a broad audience for the first time the intimate and profound story of Princess Yasodhara, the wife Buddha left behind, and her alternative journey to spiritual enlightenment.

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Product Description: Notorious for its Rabelaisian comedy, and celebrated for its humanism, Samuel Shem’s The House of God was hailed as “troubling and hilarious…brutally honest” (The New York Times), a “Catch-22 with stethoscopes” (Cosmopolitan)...read more

Hardcover:

9780873389426 | Kent State Univ Pr, June 1, 2008, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: From the author of 'The House of God' comes a novel about an expatriate doctor called home to Columbia, New York following the death of his mother.

Paperback:

9780425258781 | Reprint edition (Berkley Pub Group, December 4, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Notorious for its Rabelaisian comedy, and celebrated for its humanism, Samuel Shem’s The House of God was hailed as “troubling and hilarious…brutally honest” (The New York Times), a “Catch-22 with stethoscopes” (Cosmopolitan).

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Product Description: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative journey that takes us into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country...read more
By Sean Runnette (narrator) and Samuel Shem

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452634418 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 26, 2011), cover price $95.99 | About this edition: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative journey that takes us into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country.

By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative novel about Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country. “The raunchy, troubling, and hilarious novel that turned into a cult phenomenon.  Singularly compelling…brutally honest.”—The New York TimesStruggling with grueling hours and sudden life-and-death responsibilities, Basch and his colleagues, under the leadership of their rule-breaking senior resident known only as the Fat Man, must learn not only how to be fine doctors but, eventually, good human beings. A phenomenon ever since it was published, The House of God was the first unvarnished, unglorified, and uncensored portrait of what training to become a doctor is truly like, in all its terror, exhaustion and black comedy. With more than two million copies sold worldwide, it has been hailed as one of the most important medical novels ever written.With an introduction by John Updike 

Paperback:

9780425238097 | Reissue edition (Berkley Pub Group, September 7, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative novel about Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country.
9780440296089 | Dell Pub Co, August 1, 2003, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Now a classic!
9780440133681, titled "House of God" | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, April 1, 1997), cover price $7.50 | About this edition: The top graduates of their medical class, six young interns become the newest staff members in an American hospital, and during their harrowing first year, their dreams are sustained by a supportive resident known as the Fat Man.

Miscellaneous:

9781101460634 | Berkley Pub Group, September 7, 2010, cover price $9.99

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When Dr. Roy Basch starts his internship at Mount Misery psychiatric hospital, which houses the insane, suicidal, and evil, he discovers a variety of horrifying abuses and incredible secrets among his co-workers. By the author of The House of God. Reprint.

Hardcover:

9780449911181 | Fawcett Books, March 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Set in a psychiatric hospital, a darkly humorous novel explores the tragic ambiance of the place, as Dr.

Paperback:

9780345463340 | Reprint edition (Ballantine Books, July 1, 2003), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When Dr.
9780517288344 | Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1998, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: From the Laws of Mount Misery:There are no laws in psychiatry.
9780804115551 | Reissue edition (Ivy Books, January 1, 1998), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Set in a psychiatric hospital, a darkly humorous novel explores the tragic ambiance of the place, as Dr.

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Outlines a program of dialogues designed to help men and women in committed relationships talk to each other when difficulties arise

Hardcover:

9780465080632 | Basic Books, July 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Outlines a program of dialogues designed to help men and women in committed relationships talk to each other when difficulties arise

Paperback:

9780465091140 | Basic Books, April 22, 1999, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Outlines a program of dialogues designed to help men and women in committed relationships talk to each other when difficulties arise

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Product Description: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative journey that takes us into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country...read more

Paperback:

9780385337380 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, July 1, 2003), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Intern Roy Basch becomes disillusioned with the medical establishment when he sees his fellow interns fall for the illusions that destroy a doctor's ability to relate to and really care for his patients.
9789995014827 | Reissue edition (Dell Pub Co, October 1, 1995), cover price $6.50

CD/Spoken Word:

9781452604411 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 26, 2011), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative journey that takes us into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country.
9781452654416 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, September 26, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: By turns heartbreaking, hilarious, and utterly human, The House of God is a mesmerizing and provocative journey that takes us into the lives of Roy Basch and five of his fellow interns at the most renowned teaching hospital in the country.

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Product Description: With the same brilliant meld of zany humor, human emotion, and high truth that made his first novel, The House of God, a medical classic, Samuel Shem, himself a psychiatrist, plunges headlong into the world of contemporary psychoanalysis, bringing to it all the same passion, comedy, and probing intent...read more

Hardcover:

9780312290030 | St Martins Pr, February 1, 1985, cover price $1.98 | About this edition: The story of psychoanalyst Dr.

Paperback:

9780440125105 | Reprint edition (Dell Pub Co, September 1, 1986), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: With the same brilliant meld of zany humor, human emotion, and high truth that made his first novel, The House of God, a medical classic, Samuel Shem, himself a psychiatrist, plunges headlong into the world of contemporary psychoanalysis, bringing to it all the same passion, comedy, and probing intent.

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An intern becomes disillusioned with the medical establishment when he sees his fellow interns fall for the illusions that destroy a doctor's ability to relate to and really care for his patients

Hardcover:

9780399900235 | Putnam Pub Group, April 1, 1984, cover price $4.98 | About this edition: An intern becomes disillusioned with the medical establishment when he sees his fellow interns fall for the illusions that destroy a doctor's ability to relate to and really care for his patients

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