Harry Kraus

Best-selling author Harry Kraus, MD, is a board-certified surgeon whose contemporary fiction (beginning with 1994’s Stainless Steal Hearts and including his 2001 best-seller Could I Have This Dance?) is characterized by medical realism. He practices surgery in Virginia and formerly in Kenya where he served as a missionary surgeon. He's also the author of two works of nonfiction.

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The Six-Liter Club
Salty Like Blood

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Grace from the cutting edge"

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Too many to name...mostly servants of the poor who have chosen to give up lucrative medical practices to serve the poor in remote countries.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. I'm trying to think of the most nutritionally complete food that would allow me to do this without suffering....oh well, never mind...ice cream!

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. To speak foreign languages fluently, perhaps Arabic.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I am a great idea person, not easily mired in all the possible reasons to fail.

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