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Cutting for Stone Chapter 48: Five Fingers

By Abraham Verghese

Chapter 48: Five Fingers

  • Marion calls Hema and asks about the letter, but no one knows anything about it.
  • Shiva asks to visit Marion in New York, but he never does.
  • Four years go by, and Marion takes his board exam.
  • Shiva becomes famous for his work on fistula surgeries; he even makes the New York Times.