About this book
Weston worked in the big-city hospitals of the 21st century, a woman in a world dominated by alpha males. Here she illuminates the scenes of life and death the rest of us rarely glimpse, in a startling and honest account of her life as a surgeon. 'I hope the judges of the Samuel Johnson Prize are taking note' "Daily Telegraph"
How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands? What is it like to cut into someone else's body? What is it like to stand by, powerless, while someone dies because of the incompetence of your seniors? This account illuminates scenes of life and death.