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- Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
Mary J. MacLeod qualified as a nurse in England and has lived in Aden (now Yemen), the United States, Sweden, and Saudi Arabia as well as her husband George?s native Scotland. This is her second book, and she has written her third. She lives in Ascot in Berkshire, England. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: ?Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.? It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences... more...
- Knopf Canada 2015; US$ 32.00
An impassioned, tender, and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat . When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: ?Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.? It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
Staring in the face of prostate cancer at age thirty-five and metastatic disease and proposed surgical castration at age forty, Paul Steinberg was forced to take two simultaneous journeys. The first was to transition from doctor to a patient and surrender his physical health to a medical establishment he knew from firsthand knowledge would be using... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2015; US$ 19.50
"...a detailed, sympathetic, and eye-opening portrait of how nurses work, deal with stresses, and fulfill their mission of serving patients...An insightful perspective on the realities of crucial health care providers." --Kirkus Reviews "After interviewing hundreds, Robbins narrowed her focus to the personal narratives of four nurses.... Their... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 27.00
?It's an account so engaging that I went from swearing never to let an intern near me to understanding exactly why the doctor-training process works the way it does.? ? Entertainment Weekly ?McCarthy gives readers a brutally honest, often darkly comical glimpse into the formative days of his medical career...an enthralling account of the metamorphosis... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
"As Bruce?s yoga teacher, student, and friend, I have witnessed the story behind this magnificent tale of becoming. I have watched his strength, his grace, and his willingness to love. Bruce?s prose is courageous and penetrating, elegant and unprecedented. This book will change your life."?Matthew Sanford, author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99
Brian Boyle has been on a mission to make an impact in healthcare education since he left the hospital in 2004. He has been recognized for his contributions with several national awards, including the American Red Cross Presidential Award for Excellence, the Daily Points of Light Award, the Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service... more...
- Picador 2015; US$ 19.99
With humor, compassion, and wisdom, Howard Carter recounts the semester he spent watching first-year medical students in a human anatomy lab. From the tentative early incisions of the back, the symbolic weight of extracting the heart, and by the end, the curious mappings of the brain, we embark on a path that is at once frightening, awesome, and finally... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; Not Available
In this exhilarating and inspirational memoir, the first man with cerebral palsy to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and complete the brutal Ironman competition shares the exhilarating adventure that led to his achievements?redefining our ideas of normal and proving that life is never truly limited for any of us. Bonner Paddock summited 19,341 foot-high Mount... more...