Item description for Brother Doctor by Arkhim Gewargis Albert...
Doctor Albert Gewargis, an Iraqi Assyrian Christian with multiple honors for his humanitarian efforts, endured gargantuan horrors in a Herculean effort to save lives in remote northern Iraq during the 1974 war against the Kurds by Saddam Hussein's brutal forces, often walking for days until his feet were in bleeding shreds when he received a call for help. Among many men now proud to call Doctor Gewargis a friend is none other than Jalal Talabani, the President of Iraq in the post Saddam era. Brother Doctor will inspire you and shock you demonstrating, as it does, the inordinate compassion, courage and dedication of this man of medicine. Leading you through the fairytale beauty and primitive harshness of Kurdish existence, Brother Doctor's physical and psychological trials are interspersed with insightful historical perspective along with personal encounters both terrifying and edifying. This electrifying account of perseverance in the maelstrom of a world gone mad will bring you to tears while leaving you with the inescapable conclusion that freedom is an ideal worth fighting, dreaming, and dying for.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2006
Publisher Zeus Publications
ISBN 1921118946 ISBN13 9781921118944