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By Jim Slotnick

ISBN-10: 0692205500

ISBN-13: 9780692205501

dwell existence and take not anything without any consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul song aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific tuition, at age 25, he had held jobs as a long way ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order cook dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of outstanding event with relations, acquaintances, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific university in 1981 together with his points of interest set on a profession as a “country doctor,” catering to these with restricted entry to caliber overall healthiness care. inside 365 days, he used to be clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What used to be an odyssey of facing the overall healthiness care approach and its practitioners, the expanding barriers and demanding situations of his sickness, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, guffawing out loud humorous, tough hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.

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