Fortnight on Maxwell Street

Fortnight on Maxwell Street

by David Kerns

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ISBN-13: 9780996676533
Publisher: Bay Tree Publishing
Publication date: 02/07/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 864,271
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Kerns retired a decade ago from his career as a senior hospital executive and Stanford medical professor to devote himself full-time to writing. For the past six years he has been a columnist and feature writer for the Napa Valley Register. Born and educated in Chicago, his inspiration for Fortnight on Maxwell Street was his own two-week medical student rite of passage at the Chicago Maternity Center on the city’s West Side.

Table of Contents

PART ONE Day One Nick The Center Night One The Street The Promise PART TWO Birmingham March 31st, Chicago In the Loop Southwest Tennessee The One Nine Days Down Memphis, April 4 Barron's Baseball Weather Above the Balcony PART THREE The News Rampage Labor Day The Sticking Place EPILOGUE - June

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Fortnight on Maxwell Street 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fortnight on Maxwell Street is a page-turner filled with details about a unique experience during a unique time in America’s history that could have only been written by someone who was there, then. Kerns was, and his writing skill brings the reader into an intimate experiece of what it was like to be present in Chicago in 1968 when the city and much of the country was erupting in the wake of MLK’s assassination and babies were being born in tenement houses . The book provided much more than I expected it to in terms of it’s breadth, depth, and insights. I highly recommend it.