Author(s): Carol Cassella
CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: C6030
Released: Aug 27, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781440728396
Narrator/s: Alyssa Bresnahan
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Carol Wiley Cassella burst onto the literary scene with her debut novel Oxygen, which became a national best-seller and won reams of critical praise. In this engaging follow-up, a Seattle physician has to reevaluate life and career when her husband's business crashes. Through this tale of love and medical wonder, Cassella uses her 25 years of experience in the medical industry to inform a work of emotional distinction and penetrating insight.


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Product Number: BX00003042
Product Number:C6030
Product Number:Z01449

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Author(s): Carol Cassella
Narrator(s): Alyssa Bresnahan
Product Number Z01449
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781461814535
Author(s): Carol Cassella
Product Number EB00570675
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781439180402

Professional reviews

"A free clinic for migrant workers is at the center of this gripping story, ably read by Alyssa Bresnahan. Dr. Claire, struggling to hold her family together, takes a job at the clinic, and soon the problems of her clients threaten to dwarf her own. Listeners hear the anguish of Miguela, who has lost her daughter, and the reluctance of those who are sick but can't afford to miss work, as well as the tensions between Claire, her unemployed husband, and her 14-year-old daughter. Spanish speakers struggling with English and vice versa ring true, as do the descriptions of the process involved in bringing a drug to market. Listeners will be hoping for a happy ending, with healing on many levels. J.B.G. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"