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By Tom Reynolds

ISBN-10: 0740771191

ISBN-13: 9780740771194

An captivating mixture of humor, bravery, cynicism, and compassion." --London day-by-day Telegraph

It's the stuff of Grey's Anatomy, House, and ER--only those occasions aren't unfolding on a Hollywood soundstage.

Have you ever questioned what's happening contained in the ambulance screaming prior you in the course of your rush-hour travel? on account that 2003, Tom Reynolds (writing less than an alias in order to not get sacked from his job), has stored a web publication the place he chronicles the day-in, day-out realities of his lifestyles at the activity as an EMT with the London Ambulance Service.

By turns either poignant and profound, Reynolds's writing captures the very essence of existence and dying. From the mundane to the surreal, from the heartwarming to the cynical, from the calm to the frenetic, greater than three hundred entries from his renowned weblog at are integrated within the book.

Dear Mr. Alcoholic:

Would you brain really now not swearing at me, taking a swing at me, or exposing your self to me? i've got really sufficient abuse from the nondrunks in the market. . . . nonetheless, no less than your fists are effortless to evade, and if I cease protecting you up, you fall over.

The author's highly renowned weblog, Random Acts of truth, has been named Medgadget top clinical web publication and top Literary clinical web publication.

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