The Resource Paradise general, Dave Hnida, (electronic resource)

Paradise general, Dave Hnida, (electronic resource)

Label
Paradise general
Title
Paradise general
Statement of responsibility
Dave Hnida
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Language
eng
Summary
A family doctor with limited surgical experience, Dr. Dave Hnida volunteered for two tours of duty in Iraq-first as a battalion surgeon with a combat unit and then as trauma chief at the busiest Combat Support Hospital (CSH) during the Surge. With honesty and candor, and the goofy, self-deprecating humor that sustained him and his fellow doctors through their darkest hours, he provides an astonishing firsthand account of the psychological horror show of conducting medical care in the front lines of an unscripted war.Like a modern-day M*A*S*H, Dr. Hnida and his team conducted surgery under terrible conditions in a series of tents connected to the occasional run-down building. With an unrelenting caseload, his CSH, the only one staffed by reservists-older, more experienced physicians (who were also more disdainful of authority)-soon became the medivac destination of choice because of their high survival rate, an astounding 99.5 percent.Dr. Hnida has suffered some very dark hours. Not only were nine of the students killed in the Columbine shootings his family practice patients, but his daughter, a place kicker and the first female to score a point in an NCAA Division I football game, was the victim in a widely publicized rape case. He took from these events not hopelessness but rather an overwhelming desire to help as many young people as he could. His decision, at forty-eight, to enlist as a reservist in the Iraq war, is a true testament to his commitment to fulfill that goal
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by George K. Wilson
Target audience
adult
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Paradise general, Dave Hnida, (electronic resource)
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Paradise general, Dave Hnida, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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online resource
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Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT10756222
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (10hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400195541
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756222
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10756222
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MWT10756222
  • MWT10756222
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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