McDowell: A Novel

McDowell: A Novel

by William H. Coles
McDowell: A Novel

McDowell: A Novel

by William H. Coles

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An admired but cold and ruthless surgeon lies and cheats to rise to the top of his profession as a member of the President’s cabinet. He founds a hospital in Nepal where he conquers 8000-meters peaks. Fame and self-esteem rise but he fails at attempts to parent his three children. A disastrous personal tragedy results in conviction for 2nd degree murder and he escapes prison surviving alone as a homeless fugitive relentlessly pursued by authorities, the media, and those he wronged. On his travels, he befriends characters who reflect on him a new self-awareness and he discovers humane caring that brings new satisfaction to life and living.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780998437644
Publication date: 08/30/2019
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

William H. Coles is the award-winning author of short stories, essays on writing, interviews, and novels in contests such as The Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition, among others. He is the creator of, a site dedicated to educational material, a workshop, and examples for writers seeking to create lasting character-based fiction with strong dramatic plots that stimulates thought about the human condition. He lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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