Peter Rhee is the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
He has just written a memoir, Trauma Red: The Making Of A Surgeon In War And In America's Cities, about his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius.
Trauma does not just happen to a few unlucky people; it is the bedrock of our psychology. Death and illness touch us all, but even the everyday sufferings of loneliness and fear are traumatic.
In The Trauma of Everyday Life renowned psychiatrist and author of Thoughts Without a Thinker Mark Epstein uncovers the transformational potential of trauma, revealing how it can be used for the mind’s own development.