Surgeon Stories by Daly Walker

By Daly Walker

Daly Walker’s physician tales is a publication of the physique, and the medical professional, relatively the doctor, is the shaman of the physique. for lots of folks, the physician-surgeon has been the body’s own champion and occasionally savior within the face of illness, twist of fate, getting older, human violence, and conflict. whereas almost all these different types of danger are unavoidably confronted by way of we all, struggle is the final word ogre, and its ravages dwarf and problem even the main expert medical professional. Himself either a medical professional and a Vietnam veteran, Daly Walker’s tales during this robust and crafty assortment compel us to contemplate the ability of battle because it slices via either the physique and the experience of self. His book-end tales highlight the failure of iteration after human new release to finish wars, yet additionally they illumine the facility of the shaman, whereas mistaken like any human, to open extensive the doorways of compassion.

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