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No Place to Hide

A Brain Surgeon’s Long Journey Home from the Iraq War

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No Place to Hide is a compelling war narrative by brain surgeon W. Lee Warren. He operated on soldiers, civilians, and terrorists alike under continual mortar bombardment at the largest theater hospital of the Iraq War, Joint Base Balad. This book is a richly detailed account of discovering meaning amid both personal struggle and the carnage of combat.
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A War Zone of the Soul Dr. W. Lee Warren’s life as a neurosurgeon in a trauma center began to unravel long before he shipped off to serve the Air Force in Iraq in 2004. When he traded a comfortable if demanding practice in San Antonio, Texas, for a ride on a C-130 into the combat zone, he was already reeling from months of personal struggle. At the 332nd Air Force Theater Hospital at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, Warren realized his experience with trauma was just beginning. In his 120 days in a tent hospital, he was trained in a different specialty---surviving over a hundred mortar attacks and trying desperately to repair the damages of a war that raged around every detail of every day. No place was safe, and the constant barrage wore down every possible defense, physical or psychological. One day, clad only in a T-shirt, gym shorts, and running shoes, Warren was caught in the open while round after round of mortars shook the earth and shattered the air with their explosions, stripping him of everything he had been trying so desperately to hold on to. Warren’s story is an example of how a person can go from a place of total loss to one of strength, courage, and victory. Whether you are in the midst of your own crisis of faith, failed relationship, financial struggle, or illness, you will be inspired to remember that how you respond determines whether you survive---spiritually, emotionally, and sometimes physically. It is the beginning of a long journey home.
Contributor W. Lee Warren
Short Bio W. Lee Warren

W. Lee Warren, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon and patented inventor. He lives in Auburn, Alabama, with his wife and business partner, Lisa Warren, and their children. Dr. Warren has a BS in Biochemistry from Oklahoma Christian University and an MD from the University of Oklahoma. He practices minimally invasive brain and spinal surgery, develops new technologies with his wife through their company, Warren Innovation, and is an affiliate professor of biomedical sciences at Auburn University. In his spare time he plays guitar, writes songs, and recently completed his first novel, Kill Switch. Visit Lee at www.wleewarrenmd.com.

UPC 025986338039
ISBN-10 0310338034
ISBN-13 9780310338031
Publish Date May 6, 2014
Weight 1.0400
Length 352.00
Length Unit Pages
Publisher Zondervan
Price $22.99
Format Hardcover
Language English

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