Down from Troy: a doctor comes of age
For nearly two decades, Selzer's brilliant collections of essays and short stories have enthralled literary critics and discriminating readers, appearing on regional bestseller lists across the country. Now, in his first sustained narrative, he returns to his boyhood in Troy, New York, to re-create the tug-of-war over him between his physician father and operatic mother.
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DOWN FROM TROY: A Doctor Comes of AgeUser Review - Kirkus
Superbly skilled writer/surgeon Selzer (Imagine a Woman, 1990, etc.) cracks open his psyche's sternum, showing us his heart repairs, then goes about sewing up the wounds while they are still dotted ... Read full review
Down from Troy: a doctor comes of ageUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
From the author of Confessions of a Knife ( LJ 9/1/79) and Taking the World in for Repairs ( LJ 12/86) comes a poignant, elegiac memoir of his childhood in Troy, New York, as well as formative ... Read full review