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Murphy, Jim

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. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.541 MUR

Murphy, Jim

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. This [book] traces the devastating course of the epidemic. [The book] offers a ... glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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