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 email dialog, it grew to become obvious that Ken felt profound confusion approximately his life’s course. via Ken’s interest and Matt’s considerate responses, an interesting portrait emerged of a rebellious younger guy who might develop into a pioneering emergency physician.
Balancing at the Edge is an unflinching memoir expressed in the course of the detailed lens of a winning doctor’s electronic mail correspondence with a tender guy close to adulthood.
The e-mails among uncle and nephew give you the whole tale of Matt’s amazing lifestyles: his formative years in Brooklyn, his stubbornness as a adolescence, his military profession, his scientific schooling in Germany, and his push for the reform of the yankee emergency scientific method. 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 a very intimate and insightful memoir geared toward any younger one who is wondering his or her course in life.
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