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    • Falling into the Fire

    • A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis
    • By: Christine Montross
    • Narrated by: Christine Montross
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Falling into the Fire is psychiatrist Christine Montross's thoughtful investigation of the gripping patient encounters that have challenged and deepened her practice. Beautifully written, deeply felt, Falling into the Fire brings us inside the doctor’s mind, illuminating the grave human costs of mental illness as well as the challenges of diagnosis and treatment. At once rigorous and meditative, Falling into the Fire is an intimate portrait of psychiatry, allowing the reader to witness the humanity of the practice and the enduring mysteries of the mind.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Buy this book! and READ it

    • By joyce on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Body of Work

    • Meditations on Mortality from the Human Anatomy Lab
    • By: Christine Montross
    • Narrated by: Renée Raudman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Christine Montross was a nervous first-year medical student, standing outside the anatomy lab on her first day of class, preparing herself for what was to come. Entering a room with stainless-steel tables topped by corpses in body bags is shocking, no matter how long you've prepared yourself, but a strange thing happened when Montross met her cadaver.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astonishingly good -- who'd have thought it?

    • By A. Kiss on 09-20-10

    Regular price: $24.49