Man's 4th Best Hospital

bySamuel Shem

Hardcover | November 12, 2019

Man's 4th Best Hospital by Samuel Shem
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The sequel to the bestselling and highly acclaimed The House of God

Years after the events of The House of God, the Fat Man has been given leadership over a new Future of Medicine Clinic at what is now only Man's 4th Best Hospital, and has persuaded Dr. Roy Basch and some of his intern cohorts to join him to teach a new generation of interns and residents. In a medical landscape dominated by computer screens and corrupted by money, they have one goal: to make medicine humane again.

What follows is a mesmerizing, heartbreaking, and hilarious exploration of how the health-care industry, and especially doctors, have evolved over the past thirty years.
Samuel Shem is a novelist, playwright, and a member of the faculty of the New York University School of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center. His novels include The House of God, Mount Misery, Fine, and The Spirit of the Place. He is coauthor with his wife, Janet Surrey, of the hit Off-Broadway play Bill W. and Dr. Bob, the story of ...
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Title:Man's 4th Best HospitalFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:384 pages, 9.33 X 6.33 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 9.33 X 6.33 X 1.25 inPublished:November 12, 2019Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1984805363

ISBN - 13:9781984805362

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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