The Life and Work of pioneering physician Ignaz P. Semmelweis, who discovered the causes and means of prevention of childbed fever, the H.I.V. and cancer of his day. Called the “Father of Antisepsis,” he was largely ignored, placed in an asylum and murdered. He was a man who did good for women.
“His life was a beneficial example for all mankind.” Kurt Vonnegut
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Author of ten books of fiction & nonfiction beginning in the late 1970’s with the Short Story “The Skyjacker” in The Paris Review and continuing to the recently completed Semmelweis, the Women’s Doctor. Feels like just the other day.– A.V. – 03/2019.
Titles in ascending order:
The Mediterranean Runs Through Brooklyn
Valentino & the Great Italians
BART: a Life of A. Bartlett Giamatti
Anita Garibaldi, a Biography
Conversation with Johnny, a novel
Toni Cade Bambara’s One Sicilian Night, a memoir
The Little Sailor, a Romantic Thriller
John Dante’s Inferno, a Playboy’s Life
IMMIGRANTS according to Anthony Valerio, Volumes 1 & 2
Semmelweis, the Women’s Doctor
Proud to say all books are in print. They – digital & print editions – can be found on Amazon.com — search Anthony Valerio. And each title has its own Facebook page which will be listed in the Works section. – – Anthony