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.

Books by this Author

The Six-Liter Club
Salty Like Blood

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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Grace from the cutting edge"

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. I'm tempted to say my three sons, but I know that parenting is so unpredictable, that I really can't take credit for their success.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet the Apostle Paul and ask him questions about my life's direction.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Happiness is a state of mind when your soul is at rest, content to be just where you are, not perfect, but aware of being loved as a broken vessel.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I regret the time I've wasted feeling guilty.

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