In this age of triple-bypass surgery, organ transplantation, in vitro fertilization, and other high-tech medical miracles, the friendly country doctor who acts as pharmacist, surgeon, ambulance driver, counselor, and priest is a vanishing - if not extinct - breed. For more than forty years, Dr. Marvin Brown served the medical needs of the inhabitants in and around a small town in central New York State - a rural area encompassing some 400 square miles - armed only with his trusty "black bag" and a generous measure of hope ...

House Calls 1988, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879754488