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Robert Schwab

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Dr. Schwab is a physician executive who lives in Dallas. He lectures and writes about medical humanism and the importance of art in the education of health care workers. Eddie's Boy, his third novel, was released by Warren Publishing (Charlotte, NC) on February 1, 2021. ...more

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Robert Schwab I like Doc and Suzy from Steinbeck’s Sweet Thursday. That is my favorite novel, largely because I think it is the sweetest love story I’ve ever read. …moreI like Doc and Suzy from Steinbeck’s Sweet Thursday. That is my favorite novel, largely because I think it is the sweetest love story I’ve ever read. I like the improbability of these two outcasts coming together, and the way love affects the way they behave-quite out of character for each of them. The effect of their coming together on the community of misfits is touching, and the ending is a wonderful affirmation of the power and hope of love.(less)
Average rating: 4.0 · 39 ratings · 13 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Holy Water

3.88 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Eddie's Boy

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Back Side Of A Hurricane

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There’s Always A Story

This is a photo of one of my garden boxes. It’s Spring here in Texas, and despite our once-in-a generation freeze in February, Spring generally comes early and allows for early planting of vegetables. This box contains radishes and turnips, and there’s an identical second box that is currently holding lettuce and arugula. Later, these boxes will contain cucumbers and peppers, and elsewhere there

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