Going under

Going under
Henry, Sonia
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  • Published: 2019
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Dr Katarina 'Kitty' Holliday thought that once she finished medical school and found gainful employment at one of Sydney's best teaching hospitals that her dream was just beginning. The hard years, she thought, were finally over. But Kitty is in for a rude shock. Between trying to survive on the ward, in the operating theatre and in the emergency department without killing any of her patients or going under herself, Kitty finds herself facing situations that rock her very understanding of the vocation to which she intends to devote her life. Going Under is a rare insight into the world of a trainee female medic that takes an unflinching look at the reality of being a doctor. It explores the big themes - life, death, power and love - through the eyes of Dr Holliday as she loses her identity and nearly her mind in the pressure-cooker world of the hospital. But it is also there that Kitty might find her own redemption and finally know herself for the first time. Darkly funny, sexy, moving and shocking, Going Under will grip you from the opening page and never let you go.

Related Subjects

Residents (Medicine)--Fiction.
Residents (Medicine)--Job satisfaction--Fiction.
Work-life balance--Fiction.

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ISBN:

9781760529574 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Henry, Sonia,

Title:

Going under / Sonia Henry.

Publication Info:

Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2019.

Publication Info:

©2019

Physical description:

408 pages ; 24 cm

Content Type:

text

Media Type:

unmediated

Carrier Type:

volume

General Note:

"A novel of sex, death and doctors" -- Cover.

Subject term:

Residents (Medicine)--Fiction.

Subject term:

Residents (Medicine)--Job satisfaction--Fiction.

Subject term:

Work-life balance--Fiction.

Genre index term:

Medical fiction.

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