Book ‘The Desperate Hours’ by Marie Brenner

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One Hospital’s Fight to Save a City on the Pandemic’s Front Lines
A remarkable depiction of a city in crisis – based on new, behind-the-scenes reporting – that captures the resilience, peril, and compassion of the early days of the Covid pandemic. In the spring of 2020, COVID-19 arrived in New York City. Before long, America’s largest metropolis was at war against a virus that mercilessly swept through its five boroughs. It became apparent that if Covid wasn’t somehow halted, the death count in New York alone would be in the hundreds of thousands. And if New York’s hospitals failed, what chance did the rest of the country have? In The Desperate Hours, award-winning journalist Marie Brenner, having been granted unprecedented 18-month access to the entire New York-Presbyterian hospital system...
Publisher: Flatiron Books (June 21, 2022)  Pages: 496 pages  ISBN-10: 1250805732  ISBN-13:  978-1250805737  ASIN:‎ B0966BHFN9

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About the author: Marie Brenner‘s Vanity Fair exposé of the tobacco industry was the basis for the Academy Award-nominated film The Insider. She also wrote Great Dames: What I Learned from Older Women.