“A thoughtful consideration of the ways women and girls survive—and even thrive—within oppressive patriarchal systems that refuse to recognize them as full people.”

Victoria Namkung

NBC News

“This is an unforgettable book. A reminder of what contagion is like at its deadliest, and what medicine can be like at its very best.”

Abraham Verghese

author of Cutting for Stone

“Enter Kwan Kew Lai, a daring doctor who writes movingly about what it’s like to do volunteer work in some of the poorest places in the world.”

Anthony Bartelme

author of A Surgeon in the Village: An American Doctor Teaches Brain Surgery in Africa

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