Five Days at Memorial

By Sheri Fink


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.After Katrina struck and the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and the heat climbed, exhausted caregi…


Published date: January 26, 2016
Type: Books
Genre: History, Nonfiction

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Just finished the astonishing book FIVE DAYS AT MEMORIAL, which shows people at their best and worst during catastrophe (in this case, Katrina). My takeaway: Nurses are heroes, corporate ownership of hospitals is horrible.