(In this dual autobiography, father and son discuss their ...)
In this dual autobiography, father and son discuss their war experiences in Vietnam, how the tragedy of cancer--caused by exposure to Agent Orange--has affected their lives, and how their courage and love for each other helps them with their struggle.
(Candid discussions with more than seventy physicians of d...)
Candid discussions with more than seventy physicians of different backgrounds reveal the pressures they face and the doubts, successes, and failures they have experienced.
In 1957 - 1961 John attended St. Johns College, and then Harvard University in 1970 - 1971.
A former correspondent and bureau chief for Life magazine and a senior writer for Washingtonian, Pekkanen has written for The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, Town and Country and is the author of "Donor: How One Girl's Death Gave Life to Others"; "The Best Doctors in the U.S."; "Victims: An Account of a Rape"; "The American Connection - Profiteering and Politicking in the "Ethical" Drug Industry"; "M.D.: Doctors Talk about Themselves"; and "My Father, My Son with Admiral Elmo Zumwalt and Lieutenant Elmo Zumwalt". He is also a published poet. Pekkanen has been a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
(In this dual autobiography, father and son discuss their ...)1986
(Candid discussions with more than seventy physicians of d...)1990
On September 29, 1961 John married an investigator Lynn Kopke, and they have three children: Robert, Sarah, and Benjamin.