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Description - Bringing Out The Dead by Joe Connelly

Frank Pierce is a very good paramedic. He is also burned-out, reeling from his recent marriage break up and from the theatre of death he sees on every shift. His colleagues are as tired as he is, but while they are all bored, desensitised and robotic it is only Frank who sees the ghosts of those he did not or could not save. One such lost patient is Burke, whose spirit accompanies Frank throughout the novel, and who may just stop him from really cracking under the weight of the mayhem and death.This is a startlingly vivid novel of the life of a paramedic - the emergencies, the lives that are saved and those that are lost, the wise-cracking humour of the city streets and the casualty wards - and it is also a novel of redemption, written with haunting and powerful energy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751523768
ISBN-10: 0751523763
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 3-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joe Connelly

Joe Connelly is a paramedic in the Hell's Kitchen area of New York. This is his first novel.

Books By Joe Connelly

Bringing out the Dead by Joe Connelly
Paperback, March 2000
$19.76