Bazell's profanely hilarious debut hits the ground running with a street thug
trying to mug New York City physician intern Peter Brown. The young doc is on
his way to work and doesn't have time for this nonsense so Brown (in some quick
not-learned-in-med-school moves) disables the jerk, throws him over his
shoulder, then drops him in the hospital's emergency room to care for his
injuries. What he did learn in med school was how to describe in graphic detail
just exactly how he is disabling the jerk complete with footnotes. Four pages
in and I already know that Peter Brown is a really complex person. A benevolent
Many authors and almost all first time novelists build a character slowly, page-by-deliberate-page. Don't get me wrong. Brown is much more than is revealed in that first scene. His back story and current situation only get more ...
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