By witold niesluchowski

The Resurrections


Dr. Jack Murano, a prominent cardiac surgeon, is approaching his retirement. After spending thirty years in the operating room and handling many high pressures cases, he can’t make the transition to the next stage of his life. Murano realizes that he has no other interests and doesn’t know what to do besides taking care of his patients.


Witold Niesluchowski

After a thirty-plus year career as a cardiac surgeon in California, I decided to retire and moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where I live now with my wife Bonnie and golden retriever Bentley.

Following many years spent in the operating room, I discovered my new passion—writing. I plan on writing many books so bookmark this site as I will be posting excerpts, blog posts and news.

Other Books

Fathers and Sons

Never has a book shared so much insight into the deep bonding a father shares with his son. Once you begin you will not be able to put it down.

Allegro Tempestoso

A dramatic day in a life of cardiac surgeon, Dr. Jack Murano. If you want to know what is going on in the operating room after the patient goes to sleep - this story is for you.

Roundup, The Picture

In a deep corner of the old drawer, he found browned shoebox with two rubber bands holding the top down. On its side, the box had a yellowed sticker with ‘BLACK AND WHITE’ written with a broad, dark pencil. 


The universe is made of stories, not atoms

Muriel Rukeyser

My Writing Blog

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The life with Bentley, my writing companion

For many people, and I certainly know for me, dogs are a big, irreplaceable part of their lives. I didn’t grow up with dogs, but now I can’t imagine my life without my furry friend. But with their short life-span, dogs rarely outlive their owners. So, more often than...

Forty-five years of cardiac surgery

In my gym, I meet the best people, and have the most interesting conversations, in the jacuzzi. It’s located in a corner of the large pool area and surrounded by a huge bay window extension. The sun is abundant, water seems tropical, and, if I would drink, I would...

What soccer and opera have in common

The year was 1994 and America was getting ready to host FIFA World Soccer Cup. The United States Soccer Federation tried hard to popularize the sport, which dominates the rest of the world. The professional broadcasters wanted to use complicated statistics to enhance...