New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. ix, , 246 pages. DJ is worn, torn, soiled and chipped. Signed by both authors on the title page. Jon Daniel Franklin (born January 13, 1943) is an American writer. He was born in Enid, Oklahoma. He won the inaugural Pulitzer Prizes in two journalism categories both for his work as a science writer with the Baltimore Evening Sun. Franklin holds a B.S. in journalism from the University of Maryland. He is currently professor emeritus of journalism at his alma mater; previously, Franklin taught creative writing at the University of Oregon and was the head of the technical journalism department at Oregon State University. He received honorary degrees from the University of Maryland in 1981 and Notre Dame de Namur University in 1982. Working for The Baltimore Sun, Franklin won the first Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 1979, for covering a brain surgery, and won the first Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism in 1985, for a series about molecular psychiatry, "The Mind Fixers". A pioneer in the narrative nonfiction movement -- nonfiction that reads as easily as if it were fiction -- Franklin is known for his easy style. Mr Doelp was an investigative and court reporter who worked for The Evening Sun. This book tells of the origin of the trauma system in our country today. It is a must read of everyone still, since trauma centers are closing annually. This book makes clear why we still need trauma centers. The Shock Trauma Center, in Baltimore, Maryland, is an amazing place with heroic people, performing a job that is beyond our grasp to to understand, nor deal with. The book stands up well to the passage of time. R Adams Cowley is the father of the US shock trauma system, and he founded shock trauma MD. Condition: Good / Fair.
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