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God's hotel : a doctor, a hospital, and a pilgrimage to the heart of medicine

by Sweet, Victoria.

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"San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of the Hotel-Dieu (God's Hotel) that cared for the sick in the Middle Ages. Ballet dancers and rock musicians, professors and thieves--"anyone who had fallen, or, often, leapt, onto hard times" and needed exten... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • First years
  • The love of her life
  • The visit of Dee and Tee, health-care efficiency experts
  • The miraculous healing of Terry Becker
  • Slow medicine
  • Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman
  • Dancing to the tune of Glen Miller
  • Wedding at Cana
  • How I fell in love
  • It's a wonderful country
  • Recalled to life
  • The spirit of God's hotel.