Wood, Barbara SOUL FLAME
New York: Random House, (1987). 0394555716 / 9780394555713 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in, including 5''x7'' photo of the author. Hardcover. Fine, in a mildly age-toned dust jacket. Map-decorated endpapers.
Novel set in first century Egypt, Bablyon and Rome and culminating with the building of the world's first hospital. "Dramatic, unpredictable narrative with intriguing material about history, spirituality and the medical practices of antiquity."--PW.