Legwork

Legwork

by Patricia Burstein
     
 
Legwork is the immensely moving story of award-winning TV investigative/consumer journalist Ellen Burstein MacFarlane's battle with Multiple Sclerosis and her crusade to help others like herself seduced by a doctor's false promises.

Her experience with this doctor, who eventually loses his license, turns out to be the most important consumer story of her life, and

Overview

Legwork is the immensely moving story of award-winning TV investigative/consumer journalist Ellen Burstein MacFarlane's battle with Multiple Sclerosis and her crusade to help others like herself seduced by a doctor's false promises.

Her experience with this doctor, who eventually loses his license, turns out to be the most important consumer story of her life, and she brings to the chase in a wheelchair and triplegic—her reportorial gift and brave heart.

Co-written with Ellen's twin sister, Legwork includes essays by other family members touched by Ellen's illness and inspired by her goodness and wisdom.

"Her story is amazing, sad, warm, and frightening." (Library Journal)


Author Bio: Ellen Burstein MacFarlane is an investigative reporter specializing in consumer advocacy stories. Patricia Burstein, Ellen's twin sister, is the author of five previous books, and is a writer and journalist. Both live in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595092208
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

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