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Five Days at Memorial. 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 to maintain life amid chaos.
Daydreams and Rainy Days: Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink - Book Review
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink (Crown)--Through exhaustive interviews and research, Fink offers a spellbinding account of Hurricane Katrina, a disaster which held the staff, patients & families of a New Orleans hospital captive and left thousands marooned by rising flood waters in the heart of city. Fink’s fine work reads like a novel. Readers will rethink opinions medical ethics.---Marilyn Sieb, L.D. Fargo Public Library, Lake Mills, WI