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Reader's Digest Condensed Books-To Sir, With Love; Intern; The Source; Hotel St. Gregory-1966
Reader's Digest Condensed Books-To Sir With Love Intern The Source Hotel St Gregory-1966 Author:Doctor X; E.R. Braithwaite; James A. Michener; Arthur Hailey The Source by James A. Michener: Buried deep in the mound of Makor, in Israel, lie fabulous secrets of history. As archaeologist John Cullinane uncovers them, one by one, we become personally involved in the events of centures past. We travel on the first bloody Crusade, battle the savage Mamelukes, and take part in the modern Israelis' desper... more »ate struggle for freedom. James Michener brings each era vividly to life, as only this master storyteller can, and skillfully interweaves the romance of the past with a bittersweet love story of the present.
Intern by Doctor X: The true account of one doctor's all-important intern year in a hospital: the year in which he had his baptism of fire in General Medicine, Ostetrics, Surgery and Pediatrics. By remaining anonymous the author is able to describe his work, his patients and his collegues with complete honesty. The reader shares his early uncertainty and growing confidence, his tragic disappointments and precious triumphs. Poignant in spots, heartwarming in others, his journal is fascinating throughout.
Hotel St. Gregory by Arthur Hailey: Life-and-Death dramas were hidden behind the luxurious facade of a famous old New Orleans hotel; and Peter McDermott, its young assistant manager, was deeply involved in all of them-and in personal problems of his own. Peter had a black mark in his past. His cance to redeem himself in the work he loved came as, in four days, he coped with two dishoest employees, a thief, growing suspicions about two famous guests, a racial crisis, a dangerously erratic elevator-and the rival attractions of two charming women.
To Sir, With Love by E. R. Braithwaite: Into the melting pot of London's slums strode a young Negro from British Guiana. His job: to teach the three R's to a class of defiant teenagers. This is his moving story of the skirmishes he lost and the battle he won when he finally taught his unruly charges even more important lessons- in courtesy, brotherhood, and the dignity of human nature.« less