Wednesday, May 14, 2003 at 2:42 PM
Cleveland Heights writer Michael Ruhlman specializes in giving his readers a unique understanding of people and places that are a bit off the beaten path. His last book, Soul of a Chef, delved into the lives students at an exclusive culinary institute. He's also written about shipbuilding, exclusive boys schools, and other subjects. His work has been published in the New York Times, the LA Times, and other sources. His newest book is called Walk on Water - Inside an Elite Pediatric Surgical Unit. It's a study of a Cleveland Clinic team that performs open heart operations on infants. He spoke about the book with ideastream's April Baer.