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The riveting, pulse-pounding story of a year in the life of an emergency room through the eyes of one doctor trying to steer his patients through a crushing pandemic, a violent summer, and the collapse of&...
ISBN: 9780593502389Unabridged Download
The definitive firsthand account of California’s Camp Fire, the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, Paradise is a riveting examination of what went wrong and how to avert future tragedies as the climate crisis unfolds“A tour d...
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An urgent, on-the-scene account of chaos and compassion on the front lines of ground zero for Covid-19, from a senior doctor at New York City’s busiest emergency room “Remarkable and inspiring . . . We’re lucky to have this viv...
ISBN: 9780593398364Unabridged Download
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Looming Tower, and the pandemic novel The End of October: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19—its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global fight to contain i...
ISBN: 9780593459355Unabridged Download
The thrilling, cinematic story of a community shattered by disaster—and the extraordinary woman who helped pull it back together“A powerful, heart-wrenching book, as much art as it is journalism.”—The Wall Street Journal ...
ISBN: 9780593154670Unabridged Download
New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • A riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history—the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega&md...
ISBN: 9781524774172Unabridged Download
The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Revenant--basis for the award-winning motion picture starring Leonardo DiCaprio--tells the remarkable story of the worst hard-rock mining disaster in American history. The worst ...
ISBN: 9781524709204Unabridged Download
**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)****Kansas City Star Best Books of the Year (2013)**A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated...
ISBN: 9780804193702Unabridged Download
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...
ISBN: 9780804128100Unabridged Download
Discover how human beings react to danger—and what makes the difference between life and death“Fascinating and useful . . . [shows that] the most important variable in an emergency is your own behavior.”—The New York TimesToda...
ISBN: 9780739329313Unabridged Download
Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue Great White shark attacked swimmers along the New Jersey shore, triggering mass hysteria and launch...
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