Code Five Author:Frank G. Slaughter Dr. Jud Tyler had almost decided that it had been a mistake to come back to Framingham, and his first sight of the old hospital building-in an advanced stage of dilapidation-only strengthened that conviction. But waiting inside those grimy walls was a world Dr. Tyler had never known, and Dr. Tyler's confrontation with it would leave them both pr... more »ofoundly changed forever.
Some of the people in that world:
Chuck Rogers: Jud Tyler's Army Chaplain in Vietnam, now fighting another kind of war in a slum hospital.
Asa Ford: the Superintendent of St. Luke's Hospital whose ethics have slipped so far that he is about to fall over them.
Samantha Fellows: rich, young, beautiful divorcee whose need for a doctor has nothing to do with medicine.
Eric Cates: a voice of reason among the town's black mititants who is willing to pay his debt to the white man who made his education possible- even when it puts him in danger.
Kathryn Galloway: beautiful, red-haired nurse whose super-efficiency hides a heart bruised once too often in the game of love.
Angus Claiborne: millionaire slum-lord, who is just about to discover how expensive sub-standard housing can be-to the owner.
These are some of the people who help make Frank Slaughter's new novel a fascinating, dramatic excursion into some of the simmering situations that threaten to explode in cities all across the nation.« less