Doctor Love Author:Gael Greene Barney Kincaid, M.D. loves women. He loves loving women. Everything he knows about himself he has learned from women. Brilliant doctor - pioneer in Emergency Medicine - and irascible watchdog of his hospital, loving father, ambivalently devoted only son, here is barney at 42. Just escaped from a numbing marriage, Barney is caught up in the dr... more »ama of high risk medicine and his glorious second adolescence, a great lover who has never been in love.
Ecstatically he divides his time between Debra Teiger, his irrepressible playmate-in-kindness, and Lindsay, the whole-some, cotton-pantied Wasp woman of his dreams.
then, suddenly, he is forced to confront his own mortality. what seems lime a heart attack isn't. the diagnosis is reassuring but the shock of the recognition sends Barney off on a voyage into his erotic past, a frenetic odyssey that almost destroys his career.
Readers will recognize Barney, the "good man" with a naughty boy living inside his head, the adventurous lover who emerges from this obsessive journey at last, brave enough to live with his own vulnerability.
Gael Greene takes us into a man's mind, into his body, and family, triumphantly, into his heart.« less