Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

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Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina – and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice.

In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the reader into the lives of those who struggled mightily to survive and maintain life amid chaos.

After Katrina struck… (more)

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If this book has a moral, it is the one offered by every disaster movie, which is that the people who do best in emergencies are those who do not wait for the authorities to help but think and act for themselves.

Five Days at Memorial may be fair and balanced to a fault, for ultimately, it provokes more debate than it answers. The book is neither definitive nor palliative. Perhaps, Fink is suggesting, nothing is — or should be.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Broadway Books (September 10, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 576 pages

File size: 26.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2013 winner, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2013 winner


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