I will recommend this book to everyone because it has elements that I feel most books do not have. It was enjoyable to read because I have had many problems with my father and this book helped me come to a revelation. This book kept me going and all I wanted to do was curl up underneath my covers and read this book. It was such an inspirational tool that will never leave my heart and I will always cherish how it made me feel. I am really excited to read his other book Into the Air. If it is anything like this book, I will love
I liked the book because it spoke about the wild and how you should push yourself through whatever your facing. I would recommend this book to anyone that would like to read it. Overall, my favorite part of the book was when he was living out in the wild and survive with just him and the dog, my least favorite part was when Big Darrell was stubborn and wouldn’t do anything with his grandson
I never heard of this book until PRIME. Once I started PRIME I told people about the books I had to read and everyone said that they loved reading this book. Once I heard about the book from a few people I was excited to start reading it. This was probably my favorite book to read so far. This book challenged me to rethink how I go about doing things. As I said before it challenged me to be more bold, and rethink what success meant. It also challenged me to be more persistent. I tend to be a person who if I fail at something I like to go back to something that makes me feel comfortable when the same opportunity comes to
This story was my favorite because, it was a little scary at times and my favorite type of books to read are horror books. I also liked this book because it had a lot of those moments where you can’t put the book down, it is to good to not read.
This question is honestly the most difficult to answer. The entire book was intriguing from start to finish. I would say that what I liked the most about this book is all the pictures he placed on there. He captured every image with so much meaning. It is as it’s said, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” I got to see the faces of the fellow heroes in Fallujah.
As a reader my reaction to the author was really inspiring because even thought he had a hard childhood, he kept his head up and kept doing what he had to do to successes and make his mother happy. Also the way
Over all, I found this book to be very interesting. It brought up a lot of the ethical dilemmas we are going to have to deal with in our field of work. Anytime you work with people problems are bound to arise, like in the book when Ernest found himself sexually attracted to his client Carol, what is important is how you deal with them. While I enjoyed reading the book I felt like it abruptly ended in the middle of a lot of the ethical dilemmas. Personally it left me with a lot of unanswered questions such as what ever happened with all of Marshals ethical problems and his wife, and what ever happened with Dr. Seymour Trotter.
This book took me on a roller coaster of emotions. I felt like I was connected with the book and so I naturally got really excited when Johnny got better, and really sad when his health declined. I know what it feels like to watch a loved one go through something like that. My grandma was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer in 2012, and while the doctors only gave her a year to live, she greatly exceeded their expectations and is still
One of the things that really stood out to me was near the end of the book, where Dr. Wilson spoke about struggles and distress. He mentioned that God will comfort us amidst our distress. What makes this so great is
it wasn't the best book rye bread but it was a good book. I like that story was about him running away from people that tried to find him and got adopted.it was kind of confusing and hard to believe was that heWas still alive after 2 shots in the leg. but I didn't like of the book was that it was showing a whole bunch of murder and all that. the story was kind of predictable because you could easily tell what was going to happen next. the story was believable becausethis event actually happened but what the part that was not a believable was the characters. the ending was not the best I've red but it was
I enjoyed this book very much and consider it to be one of my favorites, mainly due to the interesting events in the ward revolving around disease. It was interesting how Donaldson explained the illnesses, symptoms, and medicines along with their purposes, without sounding like a textbook. The Lassa Ward was definitely informative, but personally, I wish the author would have included more description on the conflict in Liberia. The battle was brought up frequently, however, I felt as if his explanations as to what was happening were somewhat redundant. Most of them were constantly repeating that President Bush wouldn't send troops. Donaldson also informed us on some cultural beliefs that the Sierra Leoneans hold. For instance, the children were afraid of white people, because they thought they were ghosts, considering it is not often that they see somebody of another race. Additionally, I can connect the book to my personal life and the world that I live in. When Dr. Conteh leaves the ward in Ross's hands, Ross gets a massive load of responsibility placed upon him. He is now in charge of keeping the ward in tact while trying to save multiple patients lives. A large amount of responsibility comes with babysitting, so I can relate to Ross when I am left alone with my brothers and sisters. While babysitting I have to keep a close eye on my siblings, so that they can stay safe. In Ross's case he must pay attention to his patient's symptoms and treatment. Another way I can connect to the book is on page 75, when Ross wonders if coming to Kenema was courageous and an extremely dumb idea. Usually, I have many regrets whether it is over how much I studied or spend my summer days. Even though my decisions typically aren't as deadly, I still tend to make some impulsive decisions that can cause harm in the long run.
I loved the book because I feel that it two stories in one: the story of the HeLa cells and the story of the Lacks family told by a journalist who writes the story impartially and personally. It was a contrast between the poor Lacks family who can’t even afford their medical bills and the research institutions who have made billions from these cells. It’s both ironic and tragic, and this is most likely not the first time this has
I, personally, loved the author's writing, although I did not really understand why she structured the book like so. With each chapter changing different perspectives and stories, it was kind of hard to remember which chapter went with another considering the chapters where out of order. With each story, I was a little annoyed that they just suddenly ended at the end of the chapter. It made me want to read more and more trying to find the next chapter that went with that person's story. It was also kind of difficult to connect the stories. Other than that, she did a marvelous job grabbing my attention. I loved the analogies that she included in the stories. For example, on page 216- 217, one of the mothers told her daughter about a turtle that eats her tears and then creates birds that laugh
It is amazing, ridiculous, and sometimes scary how the brain deals with trauma. It is also ludicrous to believe that your environment and how you are treated are not always believed to strongly affect children. The first story in this book is a very moving one. I thought it interesting and appropriate that that was his first child patient.