Forty Seconds

  • by Cary Holladay
  • Narrated by Tom Parks
  • 0 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An army surgeon must amputate a soldier's leg in a crude field hospital during the Civil War. The doctor is so skilled that he accomplishes most of the operation in a mere 40 seconds - an assistant times the procedure - yet his mind is consumed with thoughts of the personal toll the war has taken on him.

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Poignant, beautiful story

This story is about a doctor in the Civil War. It is obviously not easy to hear. But the story is beautifully written, and I'm so glad I listened to it.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-01-2016
  • Publisher: Audible Studios