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Lisa Oliver, Ed.D, GC-C

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  • Bellevue

  • Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital
  • By: David Oshinsky
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 14 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 652
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 588
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 584

David Oshinsky, whose last book, Polio: An American Story, was awarded a Pulitzer Prize, chronicles the history of America's oldest hospital and in so doing also charts the rise of New York to the nation's preeminent city, the path of American medicine from butchery and quackery to a professional and scientific endeavor, and the growth of a civic institution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating

  • By Jean on 12-14-16

Pretty much everything we take for granted came from Bellevue.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-13-18

This is a great story of both Bellevue hospital and the society in which it existed.

  • Temple Secrets

  • By: Susan Gabriel
  • Narrated by: Holly Adams
  • Length: 10 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 96
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

In Savannah, Georgia, one woman holds all the secrets. When she dies of a possible voodoo curse, the secrets start coming out. The ghosts are upset. And for the Temple family women, everything is about to change forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Southern Fiction at its Finest

  • By S. Watkins on 11-22-15

The story is good, although told a bit melodramatic...

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-26-17

I wish I read it instead of listened to it. The reader was too melodramatic at times...