Angels of Emergency

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Harpercollins, May 23, 1996 - Medical - 336 pages
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EMS professional Theisen has gathered the most horrifying, heartbreaking, and sometimes humorous stories from paramedics and emergency medical technicians across America. In their own words, they share what it's like to be on the front lines of emergency rescue, giving everything they've got--courage, commitment, and compassion.

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Donna Theisen, a veteran of more than 5,000 life & death rescues, is a former Emergency Medical Technician. She is the co-author of the book "Angels of Emergency: Rescue Stories from America's Paramedics & EMTs". The mother of four, she resides in North Fort Myers, Florida. In January, 1998, her son Michael was killed when his car had a head-on collision with a garbage truck.

Dary Matera, a veteran non-fiction writer & former book editor & reporter for "The Miami News", is the author of the "New York Times" bestseller, "Are You Lonesome Tonight?", as well as "Get Me Ellis Rubin!", & "Taming the Beast: Charles Manson's Crazed Life Behind Bars", currently in development at HBO. Eight of his books have been optioned for film. He resides in Chandler, Arizona.

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