Synopses & Reviews
In the 11th century, Rob Cole left poor, disease-ridden London to make his way across the land, hustling, juggling, peddling cures to the sickand discovering the mystical ways of healing. It was on his travels that he found his own very real gift for healinga gift that urged him on to become a doctor. So all consuming was his dream, that he made the perilous, unheard-of journey to Persia, to its Arab universities where he would undertake a transformation that would shape his destiny forever.
"An adventurous and inspiring tale of a quest for medical knowledge pursued in a violent world full of superstition and prejudice. Recommended." Library Journal
About the Author
Noah Gordon has won many awards, including the James Fenimore Cooper Prize; among his books are The Death Committee, Shaman, The Jerusalem Diamond, The Rabbi, The Last Jew, and Choices.