A new book publishing this week celebrates not only a timeless love story but a dying art, that of writing honest-to-goodness letters with thought and foresight.

‘The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing,’ coming out officially Wednesday under the Little Dove Press imprint, presents the two-year, long-distance courtship of medical students/physicians Joe Holoubek of Omaha, and Alice Baker of New Orleans, near the end of the Great Depression, as war shadows gathered in Europe and medicine prepared to make great leaps and bounds with antibiotics.”

Our thanks to John Andrew Prime and the Shreveport Times for this thoughtful article. Read more.