PRESCRIPTION: ICE CREAM, a doctor's journey to discover what matters

: McAlpine (A.)

R 350.00
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310pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2024


Paediatrician Dr Alastair McAlpine's memoir about working as a medical doctor in South Africa, especially his years as a palliative paediatrician in Cape Town. He recently took up a fellowship position in paediatric infectious diseases in a Canadian hospital.

"This book is like South Africa itself: poignant, maddening, funny and hopeful." Rebecca Davis, journalist and author of Best White, and other anxious delusions