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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Night Watch and Other Medical Stories
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'Solveig Foss follows a long tradition of doctor-writers whose medical work has inspired their fiction. Her stories range over time and place from the Eastern Front in 1941, through 1950s England to contemporary Australia and Ukraine. An unqualified nurse finds solace in Madame Bovary while she tries to manage demented patients and a drug-addicted assistant. A busy doctor juggles his obligations to his patients with his love and care for his dying wife. A Ukrainian engineer-turned social worker struggles to get funding for an HIV/AIDS program. A week after graduation a doctor finds herself thrown into war. An investment banker can only find time for counselling while travelling to work. Solveig Foss brings alive the joys and challenges which can face doctors, nurses and patients, and celebrates the courage of ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances' (Publisher website). Night watch -- Pathway of her life -- Front line -- Time on my hands -- Private patient -- Pursuit of happiness -- Doctor's wife -- Master of lunacy -- Sushila -- Shipbuilder.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide - Enfield area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: Ginninderra Press , 2011 .
      Extent: 127p.
      ISBN: 9781740276795

Works about this Work

Brief Encounters to Be Savoured Louise Swinn , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 December 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Two Steps Forward Irma Gold , 2011 selected work short story ; The Shark and Other Stories Leigh Swinbourne , 2011 selected work short story ; The World Swimmers Patrick West , 2011 selected work short story ; Night Watch and Other Medical Stories Solveig Foss , 2011 selected work short story
Brief Encounters to Be Savoured Louise Swinn , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 10-11 December 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Two Steps Forward Irma Gold , 2011 selected work short story ; The Shark and Other Stories Leigh Swinbourne , 2011 selected work short story ; The World Swimmers Patrick West , 2011 selected work short story ; Night Watch and Other Medical Stories Solveig Foss , 2011 selected work short story
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