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Death Comes for Peter Pan

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Alice Kessler is a fighter and when she is told that her husband only has a few months left to live, she refuses to accept it. Instead Alice searches relentlessly for a doctor willing to offer a better prognosis and when she fails to find one in England, she takes her beloved Peter back to where they came from. America, the land of miracles. But Alice soon discovers that ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published May 26th 1997 by Vintage (first published 1996)
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High 4. This is a devastating portrait of the iniquities of the medical system in the US. When Alice Wexler is told her husband is dying and that no medical treatment can prevent this outcome, they return to their American homeland. What follows is a tale of her passionate crusade to attain a more promising diagnosis, but as Alice's hopes of her country providing a second chance become shattered`in the face of the harsh realities of the Medicare system, her struggle becomes one of fighting for ...more
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Joan Brady is an American-British writer. She is the first woman and American to win the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for her novel Theory of War.
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