The Pride of the Hills

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About the author:
Dave Konig is a New York City based EMS provider working in the field since 1994. He has worked in the private sector, as a 911 provider in the New York City 911 system, and as a volunteer. He is, first and foremost, a First Responder with a passion to do more than "help others".

The Pride of the Hills

A Vollie's Memoir

Authored by Dave Konig
Edition: 1

"She's gone. No pulse, no breathing, and cold as an ice cube," I replied while reluctantly withdrawing my hand.

Turning around and away from her, my eyes fell on the scene at the end of the basement. Along the wall were roughly a dozen men. All of them had their arms above their heads with their palms pressed against the concrete wall. Their feet were spread apart. Their heads were hung in either shame or fear. None of them were fully clothed. Some were missing their shirts, some were missing their pants, and one of them was completely naked....

Lace up the boots with an authentic 20-year EMS volunteer in one of the world’s biggest EMS systems, New York City. Going from a bumpy start in the service, through to those teenage rebellion years as a new provider running on calls for help, and culminating to a point of maturity often never reached in an industry known for eating its enthusiastic young with an astronomically high burnout rate. Ride along to discover what it’s like to be an EMS provider, plunge head first to unlock the secrets of a misunderstood EMS system, and discover the shocking truth about who’s winning the life and death struggle that human nature declares we wage in the quest for immortality.

Publication Date:
0991199715 / 9780991199716
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Medical / General

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