Non-Fiction Dr. Anthony Youn In Stitches

ISBN 13: 9781451649765

In Stitches

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9781451649765: In Stitches

Full of heart and humor, a memoir about becoming a doctor that's unlike anything you've ever read before.
All Tony Youn ever wanted was to fit in. One of two Asian-American kids in a small midwestern town, he was tall and thin with Coke-bottle glasses, Hannibal Lecter headgear, a bowl cut, and a protruding jaw that grew even faster than his comic-book collection. He finally got his chance senior year as he lay strapped in an oral surgeon's chair having his jaw broken and reset--a brutal makeover that led him to his calling.

Egged on by his overachieving Korean father ("Doctor never get fired."), Tony spent the next four years mired in the angst, flubs, triumphs, nonstop studying, intermittent heavy drinking, and sexual frustration of medical school. He entered a shy, skinny nerd with no nerve, no game, and no clue. He left a doctor.

Heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny, In Stitches is a universal coming-of-age story about a kid who found the best in himself by bringing out the best in others and finally learned to be comfortable in his own skin.

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About the Author:

Anthony Youn, M.D. is a physician, writer, and television personality. He has been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, Dr. 90210, CNN, Fox and Friends, Good Morning America, The O'Reilly Factor, E!, VH1, and others.  He's a frequent contributor to NBCNews.com, The Huffington Post, and CNN.com, where he's written articles such as "Why You Should Avoid The Hospital In July" and "Smoking Can Make Your Nipples Fall Off" which have gone viral.  Dr. Youn is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Oakland University / William Beaumont School of Medicine.

He is also the author of The Age Fix: Insider Tips, Tricks, and Secrets to Look and Feel Younger Without Surgery.
For more on Dr. Youn, please visit his website at dryoun.com

Review:

In Stitches was named a 2012 Michigan Notable Book by the Library of Michigan.

Publisher's Weekly: "Youn's description of his journey from high-school outcast to rock star plastic surgeon is full of fascinating stories and laced with self-deprecating humor in the midst of dark desperation, providing a refreshing insight into medicine."              

Detroit Free Press: "Readable, funny, disarming, and heartfelt"

Huffington Post: "In Stitches is a sometimes funny, sometimes painful, sometimes heartwarming recount of Dr. Youn's experiences on the road to becoming a doctor... a Scrubs meets David Sedaris story-line..."

Lansing State Journal: "In Stitches is a fast-paced, mesmerizing autobiography that's laced with dark humor and memorable scenes, including his discovery that a woman he's dating works as a carnival fire-eater."

USA Today: "Laugh-out--loud"    

Book Reporter: "Rarely has the chaotic, exhausting, Kafkaesque world of the med student been so faithfully, and hilariously, portrayed."        

"Surprisingly warm and unquestionably witty. I adored In Stitches." --New York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster

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