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The Nurses

A New York Times bestseller. “A funny, intimate, and often jaw-dropping account of life behind the scenes.”—People Nurses is the compelling story of the year in the life of four nurses, and the drama, unsung heroism, and unique sisterhood of nursingone of the worlds most important professions (nurses save lives every day), and one of the worlds most dangerous, filled with violence, trauma, and PTSD. In following four nurses, Alexandra Robbins creates sympathetic characters while diving deep into their world of controlled chaos. Its a world of hazing—“nurses eat their young.” Sexnot exactly like on TV, but surprising just the same. Drug abusedisproportionately a problem among the best and the brightest, and a constant temptation. And bullyingby peers, by patients, by hospital bureaucrats, and especially by doctors, an epidemic described as lurking in theshadowy, dark corners of our profession.” The result is a page-turning, shocking look at our health-care system.

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