This Common Secret (Hardcover)

My Journey as an Abortion Doctor

By Susan Wicklund, Alex Kesselheim

PublicAffairs, 9781586484804, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2007

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Paperback (12/30/2008)

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One doctor's raw and riveting memoir, contrasting the headline-grabbing political rhetoric with the contours of her life, and the lives of her patients

About the Author

Susan Wicklund has worked in the field of women's reproductive health for more than twenty years. For much of that time she has been on the front lines of the abortion war, both as a doctor and as a spokeswoman for women's rights. She has been interviewed by numerous leading media outlets, including 60 Minutes and "Fresh Air." Alan Kesselheim is a full-time freelance writer from Bozeman, Montana. This Common Secret is his ninth book.