FINALLY. . . I'M A DOCTOR by

FINALLY. . . I'M A DOCTOR

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An all-too-ordinary doctor chronicles his scholastic career from his first day as a premed student to the day of his graduation from medical school. Not as amusing or as moving as the author obviously hoped it would be, this fictionalized account of Dr. Shulman's ascent to Jewish-American nirvana describes his adventures with Cheryl, the big-bosomed bombshell who eventually leaves him for someone with more acute powers of concentration, and with Ethel the blinking cadaver, whose gall bladder gives him considerable problems during his first autopsy. His adventures are generally as bland as those of your local dry-cleaner, and he lacks the unusual perceptions needed to rescue a book of this sort from gentle oblivion. Dr. Shulman's grandmother, however, will be delighted.

Pub Date: June 1st, 1976
Publisher: Scribners