Doctors Author:Eric Segal Here, in a novel that combines the power and scope of Eric Segal's most recent best seller, The Class, with the passion of his celebrated first work, Love Story, is the deeply felt and moving story of the making of Doctors - what makes them tick. And scheme. and hurt. and love. — The members of the Harvard medical School class of 1962, with a ... more »single exception, they are white. And with five exceptions, male. Some are brilliant, bordering on genius. In others, genius is tinged with madness. One has played a cello concerto at Carnegie Hall, another a year of professional baseball. And all of them are scared to death . . . with good reason. For the calling they have chosen will break some of them, while it will force others to confront their most closely held secrets, dreams and fears.
From the crucible of medical school's merciless training, through the demanding hours of internship and residency, to the loves, triumphs, restings - and for some, tradgedies - beyond. Doctors brings to compelling life men and women who seek to heal but who must walk through fire.« less