Down From Troy

Down From Troy

A Doctor Comes of Age

Book - 1992
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Surgeon and writer Richard Selzer looks back upon his upbringing in Troy, New York during the Great Depression. The memoir deals largely with Selzer's struggle to please his physician father, who wanted him to be a doctor and his mother (a singer) who wanted him to write. His sometimes grim tale also describes the abysmal conditions endured by his father's poor and working-class patients. This is a reprint of a 1992 book originally published by Morrow. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c1992.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780688097158
0688097154
Branch Call Number: 610.92 Selzer
Characteristics: 300 p. ;,25 cm.

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