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Length: 50 pages Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled Series: If you like to laugh (Book 4)

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  • File Size: 309 KB
  • Print Length: 50 pages
  • Publication Date: August 3, 2011
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B005FY5ZZG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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I hope you have enjoyed my books, short stories, and children's stories.

I am thrilled for every electronic book of mine that someone purchases, so I am particularly excited by the reception for "The Death Of Medicine" and for "11/11/11". "The Death Of Medicine" describes in horrifying detail the unnecessary agony of so many innocent victims in nineteenth century Europe, and the crusade by one surgeon to end that suffering. The key incident in this novel (based on true events) is the quick death of a surgeon from a scalpel nick. We should not proudly believe we are far beyond such possibility. We should instead recall the roots of the "unsolveable" mystery Doctor Semmelweis challenged, and search the present for the same circumstances. Doctor Semmelweis's discoveries still save many lives.

Note added in March, 2013: I have just heard of a fearsome epidemic called 'CRE'. Physicians and hospitals are recommending basically the same techniques that Doctor Semmelweis used to quell childbed fever.

"11/11/11" begins as a struggle between two of the most powerful political entities on Earth, and ends with what I (perhaps immodestly) believe is one of the most startling last lines in modern fiction. If you purchase this short story, please honor the continuing secret of the ending. Is this the inevitable brave new world fanatical political conflict promises?

I think many Amazon readers will also enjoy
"Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndropwllllandysiliogogoch", an extremely funny (I hope you agree, readers) novella about a man's crusade to unmask a conscienceless villain (from New Jersey?) who pretends to be Welsh.

My best-selling children's stories are "The Monsters That Were Afraid Of Children" and "The Dog Who Cried, 'Woof'". The "Dog Who Cried, 'Woof'" has a turnabout ending intended to delight young children. I think parents of young children will also find "I Want An Elephant And A Giraffe!!" to be useful, since it is intended as a humorous and subtle lesson about being too demanding. I would love feedback (reviews) on these stories--have I met my goals?

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