This remarkable collection of short stories is written by a medical
doctor-turned-author. Murray offers dazzling insight into the minds
and hearts of men and women whom we may have thought too cerebral
to have "real" lives --- dedicated physicians and scientists ---
all living private lives of great complexity.
Murray practiced medicine in far-flung places around the planet
before turning to writing. His experiences and acquaintances among
peers and patients were surely grist for the mill that tur