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y separately published work icon Going Back single work   autobiography  
Alternative title: Going Back : How a Former Refugee and now an Internationally Acclaimed Surgeon Returned to Iraq to Change the Lives of Injured Soldiers and Civilians
Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Going Back
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'Munjed Al Muderis's bestselling memoir Walking Free described his experience as a refugee fleeing Saddam Hussein's Iraq, his terrifying sea journey and the brutal mandatory detention he faced in Australia. It also detailed his early work as a pioneering orthopaedic surgeon at the cutting edge of world medicine.

'Now Munjed shares the extraordinary journey that his lifechanging new surgical technique has taken him on. Through osseointegration, he implants titanium rods into the human skeleton and attaches robotic limbs, allowing patients genuine, effective and permanent mobility. Munjed has performed this operation on hundreds of Australian civilians, wounded British soldiers and a survivor of the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand. But nothing has been as extraordinary as his return to Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi government to operate on soldiers, police and civilian amputees wounded in the horrific war against ISIS. These stories are both heart-breaking and full of hope, and are told from the unique perspective of a refugee returning to the place of his birth as a celebrated international surgeon.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2019 .
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      Extent: 298p 32 unnumbered pages of platesp.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2019.

      ISBN: 9781760633165

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  • Dyslexic edition.
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Works about this Work

Putting Lives Back Together Tina Allen , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14 September 2019; (p. 26)

— Review of Going Back Munjed Al Muderis , Patrick Weaver , 2019 single work autobiography

'The medical supplies Munjed Al Muderis had intended for 50 asylum-seekers were completely inadequate for the 160 who were “jam-packed” on to an Indonesian fishing trawler in November 1999, bound for Christmas Island.' (Introduction)

Putting Lives Back Together Tina Allen , 2019 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 14 September 2019; (p. 26)

— Review of Going Back Munjed Al Muderis , Patrick Weaver , 2019 single work autobiography

'The medical supplies Munjed Al Muderis had intended for 50 asylum-seekers were completely inadequate for the 160 who were “jam-packed” on to an Indonesian fishing trawler in November 1999, bound for Christmas Island.' (Introduction)

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