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

Author: Jim Murphy; Pat Bottino
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 nation's birth while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Murphy; Pat Bottino
ISBN: 1402587457 9781402587450 1402587449 9781402587443 0395776082 9780395776087
OCLC Number: 55481717
Notes: Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Performed by Pat Bottino.
Target Audience: Ages 9 and up.
Description: 4 audio discs (4 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (165 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm)
Details: Compact disc.
Responsibility: by Jim Murphy.

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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 nation's birth while drawing thought-provoking parallels to modern-day epidemics.

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