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    • Publication date:25 Apr 2013

Doctors

By Erich Segal

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Writing with all the passion of LOVE STORY and power of THE CLASS, internationally bestselling author Erich Segal sweeps us into the lives of the Harvard Medical School's class of 1962.

Barney Livingstone and Laura Castellano are childhood neighbours who share an unforgettable friendship.

From the crucible of med school's merciless training, through the demanding hours of internship and residency to the triumphs - and sometimes tragedies - of their daily professional lives, we follow Barney and Laura to unsettling celebrity and unsatisfying love . . . until their friendship ripens into passion.

But they have yet to learn the ultimate lesson: that their devotion to each other, even their outstanding medical gifts, may not be enough to save the one life they treasure above all others . . .

Biographical Notes

Erich Segal was born in Brooklyn in 1937 and graduated from Harvard with a B.A. in 1958, followed by a Masters and a Doctorate. He first made his name as an academic writer in the field of classical literature before moving on to write the book that made him famous - LOVE STORY, which published in 1970 and went on to sell over 21 million copies worldwide - and seven other romantic bestsellers. In 1998 he was awarded the Legion d'Honneur from the French government. He was married and had two children. Erich Segal died in London in 2010.

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  • ISBN: 9781444768442
  • Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 1120
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
An enormous hit — Evening Standard
Inspires us to understand the moral dilemmas that plague medics — The Sunday Times
A page-turner all the way — USA Today
Segal is still at his best writing about relationships, especially love. Here he touches the heart as well as the head, as he did in LOVE STORY. — Chicago Tribune
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