Ernest H. Christman got his MD from the University of Pennsylvania. He did his residency in Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, a Harvard University teaching hospital. He holds two patents on optical devices.
He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, stationed in Verdun, France. After a stint in academic medicine, he went into private practice.
His non-medical publications include books on teaching reading via phonics and Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican pottery, available at http://www.tutorialpress.com and http://www.amazon.com
A teenager tells her mother that she plans to become sexually active. She is given an unpublished semi-autographical novel her physician-father wrote twenty years ago. It depicts the happenings in a failing Philadelphia hospital, including staff indiscretions. She then realizes that revealed past liaisons could ruin friendships among families, including her circle of friends.