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Tami Hotard (’93) publishes novel about Charity Hospital

English alumna, Tami Hotard ’93 recently published Big Charity: Paralysis at Charity Hospital and the Seduction of Confinement, available at

Doctor Philip Levin arrives in New Orleans from San Francisco with his family eager to resuscitate Charity Hospital back to its former glory before the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. They move into the 13th floor and find themselves stuck inside the hospital’s sarcophagus, riding out another storm.