Table of contents for Our human hearts : a medical and cultural journey / by Albert Howard Carter III.

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Contents
Acknowledgments			00
Introduction: Listening to Hearts	00
The Workings of Michael's Heart	00
	Cardiac Structure, Cardiac Function . Off and On the Carousel . 
	Sterilized Homografts and Other Whole-Hearted Expressions . 
	Cardiac Holy Grails . Essence, Center . Medicine and the Heart . 
	Which Is Deeper, Knowledge or Wisdom? . The Pump . Corporeal 
	Dynamics: Humans, Lobsters, Etc. . Looking into the Heart . Tasting 
	Heart . Valve Job at the Valve Shop . Why Is the Pumpkin Laughing? 
	Heartfelt Words of Emotion . Walking Quietly . The Most Positive 
	Attitude Going In . Words of Love . On to Mt. Kilimanjaro and More .
	
	Coming to Terms with the Heart (First Essay)	000
Kay's Chronically Sick Heart and Her Life with Many, Many Pills		000
	Chronic Illness . . . Stories of the Long Run . Kay and the Dream-robber 
	of her Heart, and the Angel of Yoga . The Sprinkler System at the VA Hospital . 
	Beyond the Pump and Sprinkler System . Hearts in Literature: A Match to the Heart . 
	Riding the Wild Animal of the Heart: or, Busting Broncos and the Nasty Pill Tray .
	
	Qualities of Time, Qualities of Mind (Second Essay)	000
Steve's Angina Pectoris and Change of Stories			000
	Among the People . A Strangling of the Chest . Mrs. Sanders Dies in the ER . 
	"Living Right Could Put Me Out of Business": Stress Playshop . What Stories 
	Do We Live? What Habits of the Heart? . Yellowstone . Enjoying Chaos More .
	
 Solid Footing, Higher Ground (Third Essay)		000
Johnnie and Zelma Reddick and the Heart's Reasons		000
	Images and the Ineffable . Skip Something . . . She Raises Hell . Valentines, 
	Fencers, Cards: Cardiac Imagery . Religion and the Heart . George's Gut 
	Perforates, Gets Prayed Over . Go to the Hospital with Crushing Chest Pain . 
	Taking Food to Heart . Do You Like Mangoes? .
 
 Feeding our Hearts (Fourth Essay)	000
Conclusion: Our Human Heart(s)	000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Heart -- Diseases -- Popular works.
Heart -- Mythology.
Heart in literature.