By Matthew Hayes,E Rickerson
Dr. Matthew John Hayes had by no means met his nephew Ken. Ken used to be residing 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 direction. via Ken’s interest and Matt’s considerate responses, an exciting portrait emerged of a rebellious younger guy who could develop into a pioneering emergency physician.
Balancing at the Edge is an unflinching memoir expressed in the course of the exact lens of a profitable doctor’s e mail correspondence with a tender guy on the point of adulthood.
The e-mails among uncle and nephew give you the whole tale of Matt’s awesome existence: his formative years in Brooklyn, his stubbornness as a formative years, his military occupation, his clinical schooling in Germany, and his push for the reform of the yankee emergency clinical approach. via all of it, Matt continues to be real to his personal ideas and retains his experience of humor—and he encourages Ken to do the same.
Balancing at the Edge is an awfully intimate and insightful memoir geared toward any younger one who is wondering his or her path in life.
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