Life as A Brain Surgeon

Book - 2017
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Traces the author's post-retirement work as a surgeon and teacher in such remote areas as Nepal and Ukraine, illuminating the challenges of working in difficult regions and finding purposeful work after a career.
Publisher: New York :, Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press,, 2017
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781250127266
Characteristics: xvi, 271 pages ; 22 cm


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apollospacefan Apr 29, 2018

Extremely engaging to have a brain surgeon let you into his own brain, and shares the reality of making decisions about other peoples brains. Ultimately, Marsh reveals that he is a normal human being, just like the rest of us, with mistakes, doubts, and successes. We don't often allow people in his position to have these human qualities and it is refreshing.

Mar 04, 2018

A very interesting,, thoughtful account of his career as a neurosurgeon. Unflinchingly honest about his own perceived shortcoming, this book is like a breath of fresh air. Dr. Henry Marsh is articulate and informative.
All in all a great read.

Jan 20, 2018

I love his first book, and I really liked this one, too. Honest and meaningful as an older medical professional looks back on his life and prepares for a new chapter after his career as a surgeon in England ends.


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