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    • Do No Harm

    • Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Jim Barclay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035

    With compassion and candor, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets, and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon's life. If you believe that brain surgery is a precise and exquisite craft, practiced by calm and detached surgeons, this gripping, brutally honest account will make you think again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Neurosurgical struggles between hope & reality

    • By Bonny on 06-03-15
    • Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Jim Barclay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 05-26-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,121 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Admissions

    • Life as a Brain Surgeon
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Henry Marsh
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Henry Marsh has spent a lifetime operating on the surgical front line. There have been exhilarating highs and devastating lows, but his love for the practice of neurosurgery has never wavered. Following the publication of his celebrated New York Times best seller Do No Harm, Marsh retired from his full-time job in England to work pro bono in Ukraine and Nepal. In Admissions he describes the difficulties of working in these troubled, impoverished countries and the further insights it has given him into the practice of medicine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Warren Aldrich on 10-16-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Do No Harm

    • Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Jim Barclay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    What is it really like to be a brain surgeon, to hold someone's life in your hands, to drill down into the stuff that creates thought, feeling and reason? In this brutally honest account, one of the country's top neurosurgeons reveals what it is to play god in life-and-death situations. Henry Marsh gives us a rare insight into the intense drama of the operating theatre and the exquisite complexity of the human brain.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Pompous but none the less informative.

    • By Leo Saumure on 06-29-16
    • Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Jim Barclay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 05-27-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

    Regular price: $20.03

    • Admissions

    • A Life in Brain Surgery
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Henry Marsh
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Henry Marsh has spent a lifetime operating on the surgical frontline. There have been exhilarating highs and devastating lows, but his love for the practice of neurosurgery has never wavered. Prompted by his retirement from his full-time job in the NHS, and through his continuing work in Nepal and Ukraine, Henry has been forced to reflect more deeply about what 40 years spent handling the human brain has taught him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic book, well read, honest insightful

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-26-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Breakthrough Factor

    • Creating a Life of Value for Success and Happiness
    • By: Henry Marsh
    • Narrated by: Henry Marsh
    • Length: 1 hr and 33 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Using the Franklin Covey Reality Model - a self-analysis tool based on Franklin Covey's many years of research of human behavior - Marsh explains, with great energy and acuity, the power of principles in transforming our lives moment to moment. He tells you how to ensure incredible results in all spheres of life - in relationships, financial circumstances, career decisions, physical health - by making choices and arranging priorities around a fruitful set of values and beliefs.

    Regular price: $9.27