The Good Nurse by Charles Graeber

By Charles Graeber

After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was once speedy dubbed "The Angel of Death" by means of the media. yet Cullen was once no mercy killer, nor was once he an easy monster. He used to be a favourite son, husband, loved father, ally, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated within the deaths of as many as three hundred sufferers, he used to be additionally possibly the main prolific serial killer in American heritage.
Cullen's murderous occupation within the world's such a lot depended on career spanned 16 years and 9 hospitals throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. whilst, in March of 2006, Charles Cullen was once marched from his ultimate sentencing in an Allentown, Pennsylvania, courthouse right into a ready police van, it appeared definite that the chilling secrets and techniques of his existence, profession, and catch might disappear with him. Now, in a riveting piece of investigative journalism approximately ten years within the making, journalist Charles Graeber provides the entire tale for the 1st time. in accordance with 1000's of pages of formerly unseen police files, interviews, wire-tap recordings and videotapes, in addition to particular jailhouse conversations with Cullen himself and the personal informant who helped convey him down, the great NURSE weaves an pressing, terrifying story of homicide, friendship, and betrayal.

Graeber's portrait of Cullen depicts a shockingly clever and complex younger guy whose promising profession used to be beaten by way of his compulsion to kill, and whose shy demeanor masked a twisted inside lifestyles hidden even to his friends and family. have been it now not for the hardboiled, unrelenting paintings of 2 former Newark murder detectives racing to place jointly the items of Cullen's specialist earlier, and a fellow nurse prepared to place every little thing in danger, together with her activity and the protection of her young ones, there's no telling what percentage extra lives might have been lost.

In the culture of In chilly Blood, the great NURSE does greater than chronicle Cullen's lethal profession and the breathless efforts to prevent him; it paints an extremely vibrant portrait of insanity and gives a penetrating glance within America's clinical procedure. Harrowing and irresistibly paced, this e-book will make you examine drugs, hospitals, and the folks who paintings in them, in a completely varied way.

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The Good Nurse

After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen used to be speedy dubbed "The Angel of Death" by way of the media. yet Cullen was once no mercy killer, nor used to be he an easy monster. He was once a favourite son, husband, liked father, ally, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated within the deaths of as many as three hundred sufferers, he was once additionally possibly the main prolific serial killer in American historical past.

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In Marcuse’s view, although the majority of the population resists the thought and action of the New Left, it reflects a growing discontent and dissatisfaction with the system and contributes to undermining its power further (CR&R, p. 31). The problem is that the “countervalues, counterbehaviour” and its Marxist-socialist theory and practice are alien to the large majority of the working population, who are not aware of the radical cleavage between what is possible and what is actual, or of the existing possibilities for qualitative change.

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21 20 In works like EC, SM and ODM, Marcuse’s commitment to socialism is muted and is often expressed elliptically. In his post-1965 writings, however, he articulates his commitment to socialism much more explicitly. : Beacon Press, 1970) (hereafter 5L), pp. 67ff. ; EL, passim; and a 1968 lecture given in commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Guardian, where he says, “I believe that the alternative is socialism,” and affirms his solidarity with the struggle for socialism. See Kellner, Herbert Marcuse, Chapter 10, for more detailed discussion of his concept of socialism.

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