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Five Days at Memorial - a book by Fink, Sheri

Five Days at Memorial

Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Five Days at Memorial( )
Author: Fink, Sheri
ISBN:978-0-307-71896-9
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Crown Publishing Group
Imprint:Crown
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

One of the New York Times's Best Ten Books of the Year Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014 Science in Society Journalism Award, and the SIBA 2014...
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Book Details
Pages:576
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Emergency Medicine
Medical / Health Care Delivery
Nature / Natural Disasters
Medical / Forensic Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.62 x 9.5 x 1.86 Inches
Book Weight:1.85 Pounds
Author Biography
Fink, Sheri (Author)
Sheri Fink is an American journalist and a reporter on subjects covering health, medicine and science. Her articles appeared in a number of high profiled publications such as the New York Times, Discover and Scientific American. She is a 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan and received her Ph D and MD from Stanford University in 1998 and 1999.

Dr. Fink is a currently a senior fellow with Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and a staff reporter at ProPublica in New York. On April 12, 2010, she was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for an article published by ProPublica website. The winning article was about the deadly choices faced at one New Orleans hospital during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The article also made her a finalist for the 2010 Michael Kelly Award. She also won a 2010 National Magazine Award for Reporting for the article. In 2015 she won a PEN Literary Award for her title Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital, as the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.

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