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Eddie's Bastard / La Doctora (Large Print)
Eddie's Bastard / La Doctora - Large Print Author:William Kowalski, Linnea Smith MD Select Editions Reader's Digest 2001 n 4 — Two large print condensed books in one edition: The journal of an American doctor practicing medicine on the Amazon river and a Novel about a grandfather and an abandoned baby — In 1990, Dr. Linnea Smith went on vacation. The result? She abandoned a thriving medical practice in Wisconsin to serv... more »e the Yagua Indians in the deepest part of the Amazon rainforest of Peru alone.
Whoever Billy Mann's mother was, she wasn't one to mince words. "Eddie's Bastard" is the only inscription on the note taped to a picnic basket containing the infant, which is left on the doorstep of "herbalist and failed entrepreneur, Thomas Mann Junior." The depressed Mann immediately accepts that the child is the offspring of his own son, Eddie, recently killed in Vietnam, and sets out to raise him.« less