Down from Troy by Richard Selzer audiobook

Down from Troy: A Doctor Comes of Age

By Richard Selzer
Read by Sam Gray

Recorded Books, Inc. 9780688097158
9.17 Hours 1
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Dr. Richard Selzer, the writer and surgeon whose best-selling works have enthralled millions of literary critics and discriminating readers, returns to his boyhood in 1930s Troy, New York in this powerful memoir of medicine, dreams, and death. Down from Troy evokes the distinct character of Depression-era Troy-the sooty streets, horse-drawn hearses, saloons and brothels-and reveals how a poor boy like Selzer rose to become a professor at Yale Medical School.

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Summary

Summary

Dr. Richard Selzer, the writer and surgeon whose best-selling works have enthralled millions of literary critics and discriminating readers, returns to his boyhood in 1930s Troy, New York in this powerful memoir of medicine, dreams, and death. Down from Troy evokes the distinct character of Depression-era Troy-the sooty streets, horse-drawn hearses, saloons and brothels-and reveals how a poor boy like Selzer rose to become a professor at Yale Medical School.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This is a terrible beauty of a book, full of love and pain and a palpable rich sadness that will stay with a reader forever. Selzer’s finest work; highly recommended for most collections.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Richard Selzer

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 9.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English