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I love this book! So human in scale, so much heart, real characters whose lives engage you. Contrary to what another reader reported, I did not find myself impatient with the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by E. J. Goolian
Not a book I would recommend. I found myself impatient with the detailed descriptions of rooms and spaces, which for me, added little to the story. Read morePublished on April 25, 2009 by LizzardAnn
A medical researcher finds a potential cure for an inevitably fatal disease that kills young people in the prime of their lives. Read morePublished on June 16, 2008 by John P. Dunn
A doctor discovers a possible cure for a rare disease, then administers it to a favorite patient without waiting for approval. Read morePublished on December 2, 2006 by Lyle Morgan
I came across this book through one of the Seattle area purchase-circles. Its a complex story in a simple setting - the story of a family each with their own wants and needs, and a... Read morePublished on December 11, 2004 by Lisa Pozzi
Although the plot of this book can be summarized in a sentence, during the 400+ pages of it you learn nearly encyclopedic knowledge about each of the characters -- their... Read morePublished on October 14, 2004 by Robert Carlberg
I was a bit disappointed in the book because it was billed as 'medical-ethical thriller', but was much more a quiet look at an American family. Read morePublished on August 3, 2004 by Robert Wellen
What a wonderful book! The characters are very well done. I chose this book because I suffer from a chronic disease (and hope for a cure), but then I enjoyed Ilse's immigrant... Read morePublished on March 3, 2004
LONG FOR THIS WORLD sets up a quite believable situation where a medical researcher is suddenly handed a cure for Hickman's Syndrome (Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome) and... Read morePublished on September 5, 2003