Lee is a patient storyteller with a distanced, mostly omniscient point of view.
Hamas is able to be many things including pragmatic and patient; it does, though, remain the Islamic Resistance Movement.
Dr. Herbert Hodes, a Kansas ob-gyn, has a patient who is 18 1/2 weeks pregnant and has ruptured membranes.
patient pa·tient (pā'shənt)
One who receives medical attention, care, or treatment.