impotence treatment

By Robert Hough

Robert Hough returns to historical fiction for his fourth novel, a cautionary tale set in Corazón de la Fuente, a Mexican border town where the dust of revolution has not quite settled. The plot involves the historical figure John Romulus Brinkley, an American doctor of dubious credentials famous for a controversial impotence treatment that involved injecting men with an extract derived from goat testicles. Eager to harness the power of radio to promote his practice, Brinkley became one of the first to circumvent U.S. broadcast regulations by using a so-called “border blaster” – a tower built in Mexico with a signal so powerful some said it could be heard as far away as Russia. Read more…