It is an amazing story and very well written.
Because we know and care about them, Fink's subtle gradual introduction of ethical and moral issues as the doctors and nurses confront them is very powerful.
I good read for anyone who is interested in medicine, ethics, history or a great dramatic narrative.
There are not enough accolades for this Pulitzer prize winning journalist who has written an outstanding account of the war between the Bosnian Muslims and the Christian Serbs in... Read morePublished 17 days ago by Annie
It is a very in depth look at the Serb/Bosnian war. If you like history and many details that weren't revealed during the war or the years after it is an interesting read. Read morePublished 6 months ago by jak
There’s no way to “jolly up” the effects of war, and Shari Fink’s book is a sobering account of a community under siege and of its local hospital--short-staffed, without... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Editing_Gal
Well written, obviously well researched as was this author's book on Memorial Hospital during Katrina. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Karen Pratt
Excellent book concerning a little known topic as female RNs contribution to the war.Published 12 months ago by Alice B. Kornblith
As an Emergency Room physician I suggest that every ER physician, every hospital administrator and anyone in the medical field read this book.Published 12 months ago by Barry Thomas
This story brings the brutality of war and the brave doctors who tried to save as many as they could with limited supplies to the forefront. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Nancy Allen
I would reccomend this to anyone in medicine. Hopefullly we all learn from this book. It was written well. Thank you, Sheri.Published 13 months ago by Annemarie Latimer
Did not like the book and love true stories - in fact, I didn't even finish it. Its very hard to follow the story and characters unless you have been there.Published 13 months ago by Barbara OConnor