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Author Talk with Jeremy Norton at Drury Lane Books

Trauma Sponges: Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response

Author Talk at Drury Lane Books with Jeremy Norton discussing "Trauma Sponges: Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response"

Saturday, October 14, 2023


Drury Lane Books in downtown Grand Marais

Free and open to the public.

About the Book: In this remarkable memoir, Jeremy Norton marshals twenty-two years of professional experience to offer, with compassion and critique, an extraordinary portrayal of emergency responders. Trauma Sponges captures in arresting detail the personal and social toll the job exacts, as well as the unique perspective afforded by sustained direct encounters with the sick, the dying, and the dead. From his first days as a rookie firefighter and emergency medical technician to his command of a company as a twenty-year veteran, Norton documents the life of an emergency responder in Minneapolis: the harrowing, heartbreaking calls, from helping the sick and hurt, to reassuring the scared and nervous, to attempting desperate measures and providing final words.

Date & Time

October 21, 2023

6:00PM - 7:30PM


Drury Lane Books - 12 E Wisconsin Street, PO Box 998, Grand Marais, MN, 55604 12 E Wisconsin Street, PO Box 998 Grand Marais 55604 MN US

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