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After Eden: A Love Story Owen Stanley Surman

After Eden: A Love Story

Owen Stanley Surman

Published
ISBN : 9780595359172
Paperback
216 pages
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After Eden: A Love Story is a non-fiction novel based on memoirs of a general hospital psychiatrist who detects abnormal presence of fluid on examination of his wifes abdomen. Her fatal illness from ovarian cancer is the subject of a candidMoreAfter Eden: A Love Story is a non-fiction novel based on memoirs of a general hospital psychiatrist who detects abnormal presence of fluid on examination of his wifes abdomen. Her fatal illness from ovarian cancer is the subject of a candid narration of love, loss, and recovery. Selected chapters dramatize the narrators altered role, the familys experience, the complexity of medical interactions in the setting of tragic illness and the hope that follows from a loving marriage and a fulfilling career of patient care. Strong character development, rich dialogue, and candid revelation by the narrator make this a unique work. The writing is richly introspective, authoritative, and uncommonly honest. The dialogue is compelling. The characters are real people who grow with the narrative. This book will appeal to a general adult audience as well as to health care professionals and families of cancer patients.