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    • Polio

    • An American Story
    • By: David M. Oshinsky
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Hogan
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    This comprehensive and gripping narrative, which received the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for history, covers all the challenges, characters, and controversies in America's relentless struggle against polio. Funded by philanthropy and grassroots contributions, Salk's killed-virus vaccine (1954) and Sabin's live-virus vaccine (1961) began to eradicate this dreaded disease.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Memorable History

    • By Leigh A on 10-02-07

    Regular price: $41.97

    • 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 699
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 627

    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
    • 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
    • Release date: 11-15-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 699 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50