From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a great New York City hospital, this is a powerful epic of three generations of doctors in one magnificent family. The Farrells-dedicated, brilliant.. and driven to the edge of destruction by a love no human force could suppress.
"Wonderful... a convincing, sweeping novel... a real page-turner." -- "The Philadephia Enquirer."
"Bigger than evergreen." -- "John Barkham Reviews."
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juniperSun - LibraryThing
A family saga beginning in the early 1900's apparently, with the father Enoch as a rural doctor. Continues with his son Martin, a famous neurologist, and probably ends with Martin's daughter, Claire ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - whoizme8 - LibraryThing
This is an early Belva Plain but boy is it good. The story concerns a young man who wants and then becomes an outstanding surgeon. However, the real plot involves his love for a woman, marrying her ... Read full review