The answer to the below short story is Ernest Hemingways’, “Indian Camp”;

Lets see how well read you are. Every few days I will post a summary of a classic short story. All you have to do is to give the name and the Author…Here we go;

“One night, Dr. Adams is summoned to help an American Indian woman who has been in painful labor for two days. The doctor takes his young son, Nick, and his brother, George, to the American Indian camp on the other side of a northern Michigan lake. There, the doctor performs impromptu, improvised cesarean with a fishing knife, catgut, and no anesthetic to deliver the baby. Afterward, he discovers that the woman’s husband, who was in the bunk above hers, silently cut his throat during the painful ordeal.”