Evelyn Koontz Musavi was born in Middletown, Maryland, a small, quaint farming town, settled by German immigrants in the mid-1700s. This provided a backdrop for the unexpected adventures to come. In The Wife of the Doctor, she offers a memoir of a young American girl, born during the Great Depression.
Living with loving parents and grandparents on a farm in a modest Victorian house, lacking indoor plumbing, central heat, refrigeration, and laundry facilities, Musavi experienced a host of adventures: from dropping seed potatoes into an open furrow at age of six, hunting and skeet shooting with her dad, collecting milkweed pods for pilots’ jackets in World War II, and marriage to a young Iranian surgeon from an aristocratic and prominent Persian family. The remainder of her life has been filled with motherhood, years of business, retirement, and travel.
The Wife of the Doctor gives insight into one woman’s life as she adapted to a variety of situations using her mantra to work hard, tell the truth, mind your own business, and go to church on Sunday. It chronicles a story of how creativity and self-reliance prevailed with faith in God as her GPS