Author:Dr. Munjed Al Muderis with Patrick Weaver

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Going Back : How a former refugee, now an internationally acclaimed surgeon, returned to Iraq to change the lives of injured soldiers and civilians

By: Dr Munjed Al Muderis with Patrick Weaver

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2019

Seller ID: 9781760633165

ISBN: 176063316X

Condition: New


In Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free, he described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's Iraq, his terrifying sea journey to Australia and the brutal mandatory detention he faced in the remote north of Western Australia. The book also detailed his early work as a pioneering orthopaedic surgeon at the cutting edge of world medicine. In Going Back, Munjed shares the extraordinary journey that his life-changing new surgical technique has taken him on. Through osseointegration, he implants titanium rods into the human skeleton and attaches robotic limbs, allowin... View more info

Image for Walking Free : The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Man Who Fled War-Torn Iraq, Came to Australia as a Refugee by Boat, Spent Months in a Detention Centre and Went on to Become a Pioneering Surgeon

Walking Free : The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Man Who Fled War-Torn Iraq, Came to Australia as a Refugee by Boat, Spent Months in a Detention Centre and Went on to Become a Pioneering Surgeon

By: Dr. Munjed Al Muderis with Patrick Weaver

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen and Unwin: 2016

Seller ID: 9781760291143

ISBN: 1760291145

Condition: New


In 1999, Munjed Al Muderis was a young surgical resident working in Baghdad when a squad of Military Police marched into the operating theatre and ordered the surgical team to mutilate the ears of three busloads of army deserters. When the head of surgery refused, he was executed in front of his staff. Munjed's choices were stark--comply and breach the medical oath 'do no harm', refuse and face certain death, or flee. That day, Munjed's life changed forever. He escaped to Indonesia, where he boarded a filthy, overcrowded refugee boat, bound for Australia. Like his fellow passengers, he h... View more info