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NOBLE VISION is a medical drama that won two national literary honors acclaimed in independent publishing. It was a ForeWord magazine Book-of-the-Year Finalist, and it was a Writer's Digest Book Awards finalist, one only six picks among 500 entries.

This medical and romance thriller is considered "very highly recommended reading" by Midwest Book Review and earned endorsements from American Medical Association past president Edward Annis, ...

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Overview

NOBLE VISION is a medical drama that won two national literary honors acclaimed in independent publishing. It was a ForeWord magazine Book-of-the-Year Finalist, and it was a Writer's Digest Book Awards finalist, one only six picks among 500 entries.

This medical and romance thriller is considered "very highly recommended reading" by Midwest Book Review and earned endorsements from American Medical Association past president Edward Annis, syndicated columnist Walter Williams, magazine magnate Steve Forbes, and Nobel laureate Milton Friedman.

The story begins with beautiful ballerina Nicole Hudson, who rose to Broadway stardom from a heartbreaking childhood. She is stirred by flowers and letters from a secret admirer who is inspired by her dancing. His letters hint at a great aspiration he has and at his despair over obstacles thwarting him.

Her secret admirer is David Lang, a young neurosurgeon with a medical breakthrough---a way of re-growing damaged nerves to cure brain and spinal-cord injuries. David's frustration arises because his experimental treatment, which he believes to be safe, requires approval from New York's health system, CareFree, a bureaucracy wracked with cost overruns and other, politically motivated priorities. To David's despair, it will take years to get through the red tape.

Then an accident happens that will change life as they know it for David and Nicole. She suffers a devastating injury, and her only hope is David's new cure. She never imagines that the neurosurgeon treating her is also her secret admirer.

What will happen when David is forced to take on the whole system---and the powerful, unswerving official who runs it---to fight for his work, his ideals, and the woman he loves?

A revolutionary medical breakthrough, a poignant romance, and a bitter conflict with the law converge in one explosive case.

As innovative as its surgeon-protagonist, NOBLE VISION is an against-the-grain political and medical novel that breaks the mold encasing much of today's fiction. In an age in which plot stories and character studies, not to mention romances and thrillers, appear in separate categories of fiction, and thought-provoking themes are rare, NOBLE VISION combines a rich mix of story elements in one satisfying read. It is a nail-biting thriller, a passionate romance, and a duel of the conflicting ideologies piercing the heart of medicine today. If the current healthcare system and the arrival of ObamaCare leave you feeling uneasy, uncertain---and afraid---NOBLE VISION will tell you why.

AWARDS FOR NOBLE VISION:

ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Finalist

Writer's Digest 13th International Book Awards, Honorable Mention

Midwest Book Awards, Finalist

Illinois Women's Press Association Fiction Contest, Second Place

NOBLE VISION ATTRACTS READERS OF:

Medical drama and thrillers,

Medical romance fiction,

Political fiction,

Books on ObamaCare,

Libertarian spirited fiction, economic conservative books,

Inspirational stories, and works challenging conventional wisdom.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Gen LaGreca is a former pharmaceutical chemist and healthcare writer. Aside from fiction, she also writes social commentary. Her articles have appeared in Forbes, The Orange County Register, Daily Caller, and other publications. Fans of NOBLE VISION will want to read Gen's award-winning new novel, A DREAM OF DARING. She is working on a third novel and has written the screenplay for NOBLE VISION.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780974457949
  • Publisher: Winged Victory Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Pages: 346
  • Sales rank: 1,238,561
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

People who are inspired by the novels and philosophy of Ayn Rand will enjoy this author's first novel, NOBLE VISION, and will also want to read her new, second novel, A DREAM OF DARING.

Gen won two national literary awards for her medical and romance thriller, NOBLE VISION. The novel won a ForeWord magazine Book-of-the-Year Award and was a finalist in the Writer's Digest 13th international book awards---two of the most prestigious honors in the world of independent publishing. It also was a finalist in the Midwest Book Awards and a second-place winner in the Illinois Women's Press Association Fiction Contest.

Gen is a former pharmaceutical chemist and healthcare writer, and she also pens political and social commentary. Her commentaries have appeared in The Orange County Register, The Daily Caller, Real Clear Markets, Mises Daily, Rocky Mountain News, Gainesville Sun, and other publications. She has been a lively guest speaker at the national conference, FreedomFest, and she has discussed her gripping novel on the Barry Farber Show and other talk-radio programs. She was also a guest on Glenn Beck's national television program.

Asked what moved her to write NOBLE VISION, Gen replies, "After years of working in the healthcare industry, I feel as if I'm witnessing the slow death of something great, something that shouldn't be allowed to die---America's gold standard of medicine." Why did she choose to write fiction? "Ever since I read Gone With the Wind at age 13, I've been enthralled by sweeping novels that capture a historic moment in an unforgettable way. I wanted to tell the story of what's happening in medicine today---how it, too, could be gone with the wind---through the spellbinding magic of fiction."

Gen is working on a third novel, and she's also completed the screenplay adaptation of NOBLE VISION.

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