Shop

The Dust of Man

eBook (PDF), 316 Pages
(2 Ratings)
Price: $1.99
As an Emergency Medical Technician driven to save lives, I nearly lost mine to the failures. Each loss continued to fray the tether that held my sanity to this world. While searching for an understanding of death amidst my own alcoholic frenzy, I stumbled upon the meaning of life, and a story of self-sacrifice and redemption materialized through my eventual acceptance of the turmoil that is life. I call it The Dust of Man. I was 20-years-old when I started my EMS career as an advanced Emergency Medical Technician in a rural area. For seven years I worked with a volunteer ambulance squad with only one other emergency medical technician. The lack of volunteers made it necessary for me to go on every call possible, including those involving family. It seemed my grasp on reality would slip at any moment.
Available in PDF Format

Ratings & Reviews

Log in to review this item
2 People Reviewed This Product
  • By Mari Jo Vosburgh
    Mar 24, 2011
    Luke is a relative of my family, but I never new Luke. This book was a really good book. I would recommend this book to everyone. May God bless Luke and his family as well as people who may cross his path in some way. Love the book.
  • By Christopher Engle
    Oct 15, 2009
    "A moving look inside the life of a rural EMT." What is life like for a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician serving in a small community? Or more importantly, what effect does such a job have on those who willingly perform it? Rescue workers are the modern-day heroes of our society, wielding IV kits, backboards and defib. machines in place of superhuman strength, speed and X-ray vision. They are expected to function perfectly and without emotion at a moment's notice. They can't get flustered or scared in the face of chaos. Time after time, they are all that stands between victims and death, doing everything they can to protect the one and defeat the other. But they are human. Just flesh and bone. Sometimes they fail. Sometimes their job gets the best of them. They have hearts that break and minds that struggle with the horrors they have seen. And often enough, for those serving in small communities, it’s family and friends that they are called upon to save. THE DUST... More > OF MAN is an autobiographical account of one man’s struggle with the hardships of life as a volunteer EMT in upstate New York. Written with an appealing honesty and a storyteller’s gift of placing the reader in the moment, this book is an experience not to be missed. From house fires and MVA’s (motor vehicle accidents) to rafting accidents and family tragedies, you will experience what the author experienced and never look at rescue workers the same way again.< Less
Refreshing...
There are no reviews for previous versions of this product
Refreshing...

Product Details

Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Luke S. Webster
Published
November 3, 2011
Language
English
Pages
316
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.72 MB

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes
Report This Content to Lulu >

Moderation of Questionable Content

Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. If you need assistance with an order or the publishing process, please contact our support team directly.

How does this content violate the Lulu Membership Agreement?

Keywords

Listed In

More From Luke S. Webster