Fragile Lives: A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table :: Stephen Westaby soon to be presented for sale on the fabulous BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017, Hardback in dust wrapper.
A Later Printing. Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance. Contains: Diagrams; Glossary;
From the cover: Grim Reaper sits on the heart surgeons shoulder. A slip of the hand and life ebbs away.
The balance between life and death is so delicate, and the heart surgeon walks that tightrope between the two. In the operating room there is no time for doubt. It is flesh, blood, rib-retractors and pumping the vital organ with your bare hand to squeeze the life back into it. An off-day can have dire consequences this job has a steep lea…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Navy Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 340 pages. 8¾” x 5½”.
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