Working Stiff

Working Stiff

Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of A Medical Examiner

Streaming Audiobook - 2014
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The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's 'rookie season' as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex, that shaped her as both a physician and a mother.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781494523893
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 43 min.)) : digital
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Feb 23, 2017

The quality of the narration was outstanding! The work itself, not so much - certainly above average, but not good; it got a bit repetitive and tedious near the end; it could have been a quarter shorter and been better for it.

mvkramer Jan 06, 2015

This book provides a look into a profession most are not familiar with - city medical examiners. Maybe I'm morbid, but I really liked this book - even listened to it on my lunch break, while the narrator talked about maggots and dismemberment and what-have-you. The book is more a series of anecdotes than a narrative, loosely grouped into themes, so it's great for listeners/readers who don't have a lot of time to read in one sitting. Great for fans of forensics and true crime!

Cynthia_N Oct 06, 2014

I really enjoyed this audiobook. The author was doing her final training as a medical examiner in New York when 9/11 occurred. That section was fascinating and heartbreaking to hear and the rest of the book was interesting and informative too.

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