Fiction. Winner of the Serena McDonald Kennedy Fiction Award. The stories in THE MAGIC LAUNDRY stem from Appel's work as a psychiatrist in New York City, and his particular interest in how ordinary people cope with extraordinary challenges. He hopes these stories will encourage his readers to place themselves in the shoes of his protagonists and to ask themselves how they would handle the tribulations confronted by his characters. What would you do if your daughter returned home from college with a stolen baboon?
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Jacob M. Appel is an American author, poet, bioethicist, physician, lawyer and social critic. He is best known for his short stories, his work as a playwright, and his writing in the fields of reproductive ethics, organ donation, neuroethics and euthanasia.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA