Dead Center Behind the Scenes at the World's Largest Medical Examiner's Office

ISBN-10: 0061189405
ISBN-13: 9780061189401
Authors: Shiya Ribowsky, Tom Shachtman
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A city with eight million people has eight million ways to die For fifteen years, Shiya Ribowsky worked as a medicolegal investigator in New York City's medical examiner's office-the largest, most sophisticated organization of its kind in the world. Utilizing his background in medicine, he led the investigations of more than eight thousand individual deaths, becoming a key figure in some of New York's most bizarre death cases and eventually taking charge of the largest forensic investigation ever attempted: identifying the dead in the aftermath of the September 11 tragedies. Now, in this mesmerizing book, Ribowsky pulls back the curtain on the New York City's medical examiner's…    

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Tom Shachtman has written twenty-five books, including the best-selling "The Gilded Leaf" (with Patrick Reynolds), as well as documentaries for all of the major television networks.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 272 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English