Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by betscw
SARATOGA LIBRARY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
Monday, 12/2 at 7:30 PM
God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine
San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital was America’s last almshouse, a place of healing for those fallen on hard times who needed an extended medical stay. Dr. Victoria Sweet, a 20 year employee and medical historian tells the story of a remarkable institution and how it evolved in the era of modern medical care.
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