By Matthew Hayes,E Rickerson
Dr. Matthew John Hayes had by no means met his nephew Ken. Ken used to be dwelling in Japan, faraway from Matt’s domestic within the mountains of North Carolina. whilst Matt and Ken struck up an e mail dialog, it turned obvious that Ken felt profound confusion approximately his life’s course. via Ken’s interest and Matt’s considerate responses, an exciting portrait emerged of a rebellious younger guy who may develop into a pioneering emergency physician.
Balancing at the Edge is an unflinching memoir expressed throughout the special lens of a winning doctor’s email correspondence with a tender guy on the point of adulthood.
The e-mails among uncle and nephew give you the entire tale of Matt’s notable lifestyles: his early life in Brooklyn, his stubbornness as a formative years, his military occupation, his clinical schooling in Germany, and his push for the reform of the yank emergency scientific process. via all of it, Matt is still precise to his personal ideas and retains his experience of humor—and he encourages Ken to do the same.
Balancing at the Edge is a very intimate and insightful memoir geared toward any younger one that is wondering his or her course in life.
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