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Paramedic to the Prince: An American Paramedic's Account of Life Inside the Mysterious World of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Patrick (Tom) Notestine An engaging assortment of stories. The book lacked a direction, although each chapter seemed to revolve around a particular theme. Stories are interspersed among each other, sometimes quite randomly and without setup.

Paramedic to the Prince is a decent idea of a story. However, it doesn't have the clarity and depth to really bring it to the next level.

If the book was a work of fiction, using a paramedic in Saudi Arabia during this time period, it would be very intriguing. In a fictional account, there would be more of a cohesive plot, but then that is probably a curse of most memoirs - their tendency to ramble.

Paramedic to the Prince is a bunch of random events the author found most intriguing during his life in Saudi Arabia. I thought there were portions that seemed a bit "gossipy" about those he used to work with that didn't really add much to the story. Additionally, I thought there were some stories that could have been elaborated in more detail and been fantastic.

Just to note, the author is only a paramedic to the Crown Prince in the second third of the story, so I don't know if the title is the best for describing his experiences.

Even with its faults, I breezed through this, and it's an easy read. It's fun to read, it's just lacking polish.