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text An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793

Summary
It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. T... Read more
Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvement... Read more
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165 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Clarion Books 2003

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TADL-WOOD J 614.541 MUR in Juvenile Nonfiction Available

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