An Age of Madness by David Maine
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An Age of Madness Summary
Dr. Regina Moss has built herself a successful career as a psychiatrist in Boston: she enjoys a lucrative private practice, hefty consultation fees, and a reputation that inspires colleagues and patients alike. Why then, is Regina haunted by her past? Why does her own daughter barely speak to her? What's the story with her gruff, softhearted husband Walter - and why can't Regina stop thinking about the lanky new tech on the ward? An Age of Madness peels back the layers of Regina's psyche in a voice that is brash, bitter, and blackly humorous, laying bare her vulnerabilities while drawing the reader unnervingly close to this memorable heroine.
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"In the deftly sketched Regina, Maine has created a touchingly human reminder that scar tissue isn't always visible, but unwittingly shows how an uneven story can fail to measure up to a well-drawn character." - Publishers Weekly
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David Maine Author Biography
David Maine was born in 1963 and grew up in Farmington, Connecticut. He attended Oberlin College and the University of Arizona and has worked in the mental-health systems of Massachusetts and Arizona. He has taught English in Morocco and Pakistan, and his books include Fallen, The Preservationist, The Book of Samson and Monster, 1959. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii with his wife, novelist Uzma Aslam Khan.
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