Exploring Human Potential

Pete Hamill, Dr. Delaney, and The Promise of Palliative Care.

Mike Magee Last week, as part of research on a long-term project, I read Pete Hammil’s terrific novel North River. It recounts the experience of a fictional doctor, James Delaney, in New York City in the 1930’s.(1) In one passage, Hamill describes Dr. Delaney this way:  “He was a doctor, but medicine was not an […]

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