Brain Surgeon: A Doctor's Inspiring Encounters with Mortality and Miracles

by Dr. Keith Black with Arnold Mann

Renowned neurosurgeon Keith Black combines a dramatic narrative with fascinating scientific insights to create a compelling look at one man's journey into the brain.

Virtually every day, Dr. Keith Black, a world-renowned neurosurgeon and scientist, enters the treacherous territory he calls "tiger country": the unimaginably intricate and challenging act of performing brain surgery, where one wrong move, one small mistake, can mean the end of his patient's life. In Brain Surgeon, Dr. Black uses the extraordinarily dramatic stories of some of his patients to illustrate fascinating details of the brain's inner workings and the techniques he uses to extend lives at the outer edge of science. In this compelling narrative, he also offers readers a rare look inside the remarkable mind of a master surgeon who literally holds the lives of his patients in his hands and in his heart.

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