New Book, 'Under the Blue Lights,' Now Available

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This Amazing Autobiography Documents the Life and Death Experiences of an Ambulance Driver

"Under the Blue Lights" by David Sheldrake is an incredible autobiography; positively the best book readers will have the opportunity to enjoy this year. Those who love to be absorbed by an excellent story will not be able to put this book down.

Readers will laugh, cry, and love every word of "Under the Blue Lights" as David Sheldrake narrates his fascinating life as an ambulance driver in the UK. The author begins his adventure at twenty-two years of age, when he and his wife move to Lowestoft in Suffolk where he is employed as a hackney carriage (taxi) driver, a job which makes him knowledgeable of all streets in Lowestoft and surrounding areas, eventually becoming crucial in his career as an ambulance driver, helping others, and saving lives in down-to-the-minute life and death situations.

During his occupation ‘under the blue lights’, Mr. Sheldrake progresses from trainee and graduate of Ambulance Regional Training School, a six-week residential course, to his first emergency call, then working side-by-side with the police and fire departments, coping with death, and handling maternity and unexpected births.

"Under the Blue Lights" is an enduring and lasting tribute to the Norfolk Ambulance Service and to the men the author served with at Lowestoft Ambulance Station (1974–1979).

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Under the Blue Lights * by David Sheldrake
My service with the Norfolk Ambulance Service at Lowestoft Ambulance Station (1974–1979)
Publication Date: June 21, 2011
Trade Paperback; £13.99; 128 pages; 978-1-4628-6419-5
Trade Hardback; £23.99; 128 pages; 978-1-4628-6420-1
eBook; £9.99; 978-1-4628-6421-8

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