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Never Surrender--Never Retreat: A Novel of Medical Politics in Texas

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Bill Morgan had everything—or at least he did until, as chair of the board of Travis College of Medicine, he severed a seventy-year relationship between the College and its principle teaching hospital and touched off a blood feud between them. He and Dean Dan Maffit provoke a struggle with the hospital's board chair, Jimmie Rutherford, and its CEO and ex-Israeli operative, ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published August 30th 2012 by Texas Review Press
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No matter what the mission of a nonprofit organization may be, its success usually hinges on the ability of its leadership–the administration and the board members–to carry out its functions. (Of course, the same can be said of for-profit organizations, as well.) As a psychiatrist in NEVER SURRENDER–NEVER RETREAT states, “Why are you surprised that he is motivated by self interest, that he saw an opportunity and took it?...But the same people who are so competitive in the world of business ...more
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Accurate portrayal of politics in an academic medical center. The book was suspenseful to the end. Good character development.
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Michael Lieberman is a Houston-based poet and fiction writer. In the fall of 2015, Texas Review Press released The Houstiliad, An Iliad for Houston, a book-length poem which re-imagines Achilles and Homer's other characters in 21st Century Houston. His most recent novel is The Women of Harvard Square (TRP, 2014). He is currently at work on a volume of new and selected poems and a novel. Lieberman ...more
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