No Ordinary Heroes
8 Doctors, 30 Nurses, 7,000 Prisoners, and A Category 5 StormBook - 2007
A riveting account of the critical decisions, harrowing conditions and individual acts of heroism that brewed in the New Orleans City Jail during and after Hurricane Katrina's deadly assault. Demaree Dem' Inglese, the medical director of the jail, along with his medical staff and skeleton crew of deputies, struggled to overcome impossible odds to provide medical care for inmates, safety for their families and ultimately survival for all involved. Includes controversial revelations on the human cost of the decision not to evacuate the prison complex.'
Publisher: New York : Citadel, c2007.
Branch Call Number: 365.976335
Characteristics: 326 p.,  p. of plates : col. photos, maps ; 24 cm.