This book shows us how Edison's mother, Nancy, guided the boy who was deemed a dunce by officials_even assumed mentally retarded by his father_to become one of the greatest inventors of all time. Edison's progressive and imaginative teaching methods hold lessons for all children who learn differently from conventional methods and for the parents and teachers who care about them.
The in-vitro fertilization program introduces Julia and Lester Masters to a mixture of delightful possibilities and medical evil necessities. The Rollercoaster shows what involvement in IVF is really like, taking the reader from days working with the Masters on their farm to the couple's first view of a tiny human embryo. This personal and moving account will surprise anyone accustomed to...