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The Healer: a True Story of Medicine and Murder

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 28th 1981 by Avon Books (first published October 28th 1980)
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Jul 15, 2015 Dixie rated it really liked it
This is an older true crime (published 1981)that was well worth reading. A narcissist surgeon leads a double life. He has a mistress, a long suffering wife, countless botched surgeries but no end of loyal clients. And murder is part of the equation too. Very interesting true crime about a man who thought he was above the law.
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Leonard Levitt was born in 1941 in New York. He attended Woodmere Academy and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1963. From there he went into the Peace Corps, serving in Tanganyika (now Tanzania). He later graduated from the Columbia School of Journalism and has since written for Newsday, the Associated Press, the Detroit News, Time Magazine, and the New York Post.
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