Emelian Ivanovich Pugachev (Tsar Peter III) was born in1740 and in 1774 lead a massive peasant revolt against Saint Petersburg where he was defeated and executed. He was reborn Vladimer Ilonovich Pusske in 1933 and achieved fame as a transplant surgeon at The Institute of Experimental Medicine and Surgery in Moscow where he was killed in an automobile accident on April 1, 1983.
About the Author
Dr. George W. Barclay Jr. is a retired Cardiologist( MD FACC),. Chemical Engineer, and US Army Officer(Reserve). He is graduate of Texas A&M and Southwestern Medical School. This is his twenty-ninth novel.