Book ‘The Lobotomist’s Wife’ by Samantha Greene Woodruff

PDF Excerpt 'The Lobotomist's Wife: A Novel' by Samantha Greene Woodruff
A Novel
An enthralling historical novel of a compassionate and relentless woman, a cutting-edge breakthrough in psychiatry, and a nightmare in the making. Since her brother took his life after WWI, Ruth Emeraldine has had one goal: to help those suffering from mental illness. Then she falls in love with charismatic Robert Apter―a brilliant doctor championing a radical new treatment, the lobotomy. Ruth believes in it as a miracle treatment and in Robert as its genius pioneer. But as her husband spirals into deluded megalomania, Ruth can’t ignore her growing suspicions. Robert is operating on patients recklessly, often with horrific results. And a vulnerable young mother, Margaret Baxter, is poised to be his next victim...
Language: English  Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (February 1, 2022)  Pages: ‎315 pages  ISBN-13: 978-1542036214  Dimensions:‎ 5.5 x 1 x 8.25 inches

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