Jim Slotnick's A Short Life PDF

By Jim Slotnick

ISBN-10: 0692205500

ISBN-13: 9780692205501

reside lifestyles and take not anything with no consideration. these have been the guiding ideas of Jim Slotnick -- adventurous, baseball loving, chess taking part in, jazz and soul tune aficionado. by the point Jim entered UCLA scientific institution, at age 25, he had held jobs as a ways ranging as janitor, Little League umpire, morgue assistant, liquor shop clerk, stockboy, carpet salesman, brief order prepare dinner, movie editor, and flower supply boy, and lived a lifetime of remarkable event with relations, pals, and lovers.

Jim entered scientific institution in 1981 together with his points of interest set on a occupation as a “country doctor,” catering to these with restricted entry to caliber healthiness care. inside of three hundred and sixty five days, he used to be clinically determined with a deadly mind tumor. What used to be an odyssey of facing the healthiness care procedure and its practitioners, the expanding barriers and demanding situations of his affliction, and his personal mortality staring him within the face. via all of it, he wrote. Jim’s stunningly compassionate, giggling out loud humorous, not easy hitting account will amaze you. via all of it, he sought to make a true and confident distinction. And that’s what he did.

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