|A history of American medicine
as seen through 5 generations of
doctors in one American family.
In this poignant, deeply moving book,
Dr. David Hellerstein traces five generations
of American medicine--from the Civil War to
the present day--as seen through the eyes
of his unforgettable family.
"Rewarding reading...an artful blend of
medical history and family memoir." (Kirkus
"Remarkable...genuinely moving" (Plain Dealer)
"His remarkable family memoir is at once the
remembrance of American medicine past and
a hopeful sign of its future..." (Gerald
"A marvel of family, medical, and personal history
interwoven into a seamlesss saga I couldn't
tear myself away from." (Sherwin Nuland, MD,
author of How We Die)
The Search for Healing...
The Golden Age of Medicine...
The New Generation...