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Number of Pages: 240
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2010
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Angels in the ER: Inspiring True Stories from an Emergency Room DoctorRobert D. LeslieHarvest House Publishers / 2008 / Trade Paperback$9.29 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 23 Reviews
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Robert Lesslie’s story collection Angels in the ER was called a chronicle of mankind at its best” by actor Richard Thomas. Readers have agreedthe book has sold over 125,000 copies! Now, in Angels on Call, Dr. Lesslie chronicles more incidents and people from his 25 years in the ER.
This fast-paced, inspiring, and thought-provoking volume reveals many nurses, doctors, patients, and friends to be angels” in their own way. Readers will be captivated as they meet
- patients who choose life despite difficult circumstances
- people whose condition of bodyor souldemands split-second action
- fathers, mothers, and children as they triumph over difficulty
- individuals who embrace hopefor themselves and others
Woven throughout is a question: Are we on call”are we availableto help others? Readers will be inspired to consider this question as they share intimate joys and struggles of people just like them.
Bestselling author Dr. Robert Lesslie is a physician with more than 30 years of experience in fast-paced, intense ER environments. He is now the co-owner and medical director of two urgent-care facilities. He has written many books (including Angels in the ERover 200,000 copies sold) as well as newspaper and magazine columns and human-interest stories. He and his wife, Barbara, live in South Carolina.
AprilOregonAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5February 28, 2011AprilOregonAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book brings laughter and tears as you read about real life.
RuthUpstate SCAge: 45-54Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5I encourage you to read both books!January 14, 2011RuthUpstate SCAge: 45-54Gender: FemaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I have meant to write the review for some time. Both ANGELS ON CALL and ANGELS IN THE ER are great reads. I realize that some might expect 'real' (?) angel stories. But the actions of compassion and love even in the horribly unlovely situations make this a grand accounting of a reality of which most of us know very little. I am so glad Dr. Lesslie wrote down these experiences without white-wash.
I just wish the author was listed. I finally got here after extra / extended search. I probably didn't get the correct category. (Obviously this is not fiction and not Contemporary.)
Michelle5 Stars Out Of 5September 20, 2010MichelleI loved this book!!! I could not put it down and that was hard as I have 3 little ones.This book is exactly how it is. I work in a hospital and am often working in the ER.
Anne Harrell5 Stars Out Of 5September 4, 2010Anne HarrellWithout telling the plot of the book, I will give the feelings that came across as I read Dr. Lesslie's book "Angels On Call". Dr. Lesslie has a way of playing on the reader's emotions sending them from happy to sad, wondering what is going to happen next or how the story is going to end. He places the reader right there with him as if the reader is seeing what is happening a long the way.(very descriptive) Dr. Lesslie brings the pages alive where the reader can feel his emotions.