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Grady Baby: A Year in the Life of Atlanta’s Grady Hospital

Medical


by
Jerry Gentry

Book Details

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the maternity ward of Atlanta’s sprawling public hospital, Jerry Gentry binds together stories of women , medical residents, nurses, and midwives. In this teeming facility that never closes, he shows how their sorrows, struggles, and spiritual fortitude join at the moment when life begins. Gentry tells these stories in a style and pace that mirrors life in the hospital. Scenes may change rapidly or linger on the birth of a child or an older woman’s struggle with addiction. Some individuals reappear throughout the narrative while some flash by and then are gone, leaving an indelible imprint on the memory.

Granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the maternity ward of Atlanta’s sprawling public hospital, Jerry Gentry binds together stories of women , medical residents, nurses, and midwives. In this teeming facility that never closes, he shows how their sorrows, struggles, and spiritual fortitude join at the moment when life begins. Gentry tells these stories in a style and pace that mirrors life in the hospital. Scenes may change rapidly or linger on the birth… (more)

Granted unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the maternity ward of Atlanta’s sprawling public hospital, Jerry Gentry binds together stories of women , medical residents, nurses, and midwives. In this teeming facility that never closes, he shows how their sorrows, struggles, and spiritual fortitude join at the moment when life begins. Gentry tells these stories in a style and pace that mirrors life in the hospital. Scenes may change rapidly or linger on the birth of a child or an older woman’s struggle with addiction. Some individuals reappear throughout the narrative while some flash by and then are gone, leaving an indelible imprint on the memory.

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