A Mistake

Carl Shuker (Author) Genevieve Swallow (Read by)
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Description

In medicine, a single mistake in an otherwise spotless career can determine the rest of your life - even if the mistake was not your own.

Elizabeth is a gifted surgeon - the only female consultant at her hospital. But while operating on a young woman with life-threatening blood poisoning, something goes horribly wrong. In the midst of a new scheme to publicly report surgeons' performance, her colleagues begin to close ranks, and Elizabeth's life is thrown into disarray. Tough and abrasive, Elizabeth has survived and succeeded in this most demanding, palpably sexist field. But can she survive a single mistake?

A Mistake is a gripping procedural thriller about powerful women working in challenging spheres. The novel examines how a survivor who has successfully navigated years of a culture of casual sexism and machismo finds herself suddenly in the fight of her life. When a mistake is life-threatening, who should ultimately be held responsible?

Carl Shuker has produced some of the finest writing on the physicality of medical intervention, where life-changing surgery is detailed moment by moment in a building emergency. A Mistake daringly illustrates the startling mix of the coolly intellectual and deeply personal inherent in the life and work of a surgeon.

Product Details

Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publish Date
December 31, 2019
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.5 X 6.75 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
MP3 CD
EAN/UPC
9781799759645
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About the Author

Genevieve Swallow is an experienced voice actor who has narrated numerous audiobooks, radio dramas, documentaries, and audio guides for organizations such as Tate Modern and the Geffrye Museum.