At 11:43 PM on March 4, 1984, 18-yr-old Libby Zion entered the emergency room of New York Hospital. It was just a precaution. The pretty college freshman and daughter of two prominent New Yorkers was exhibiting flu-like symptoms and running a fever.
At 3 AM, Libby\'s parents left the hospital, assured that their daughter was in good hands.
By 7:30 AM, Libby was dead.
What went wrong?
In riveting detail, The Girl Who Died Twice reveals what really happened to Libby Zion during her hours at the hospital as it chronicles the fateful series of events that led up to her death. At once a gripping human drama and a cautinary tale, this masterly work reveals for the first time the truth about Libby Zion\'s life and death, as well as the hidden risks every patient takes when entering a hospital. It re-creates a father\'s passionate campaign for justice. It explores the jury\'s startling verdict. And it exposes the inner workings of modern medicine - and the complex dynamics of an American family - in a searing drama that no one can afford to miss.