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When Felicia Potter enters the ward to visit her comatose father, Dr. Ernst sees the opportunity to spice up his grim routine with a little ...
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When Felicia Potter enters the ward to visit her comatose father, Dr. Ernst sees the opportunity to spice up his grim routine with a little romance. What he cannot see is how his relationship with the young attractive model will call into question his integrity, his dedication to his career, and just how far he will go for the sake of lust.
Hailed by The Boston Herald as "a masterpiece, " this powerful debut novel follows in the tradition of the bestseller Intensive Care--as a young doctor struggles with issues of life, death, sex, and his conscience at a major metropolitan hospital.
"Dooling demonstrates a fresh talent for storytelling and clean, clever writing . . . His command of the medical and legal professions makes him a writer worth reading." —Collette Bachand-Wood, Boston Sunday Herald
"A scathingly funny black comedy . . . almost impossible to put down." —Harper Barnes, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Savage . . . Mr. Dooling's caricatures of self -important or senile doctors are wickedly clever." —The Atlantic Monthly