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My spirit took you in : the romance that sparked an epidemic of fear

Author: Louise Troh; Christine Wicker
Publisher: New York, NY : Weinstein Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man ever to die of Ebola in America, met Troh in a village in the Ivory Coast. She breaks her silence about her experience in this deeply moving memoir, chronicling the decade-long love story that ends in an isolation ward in Dallas, Texas. But losing her fiancé was just the beginning of her ordeal, as her family was "decontaminated," all their belongings destroyed, and her family  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Thomas Eric Duncan; Louise Troh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Troh; Christine Wicker
ISBN: 9781602862890 1602862893 9781602862906 1602862907
OCLC Number: 907959856
Notes: "A memoir of the life and death of Thomas Eric Duncan, America's first Ebola victim"--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 264 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A man completely --
A diamond in the dirt --
Farewell, Liberia --
Making a life in America --
The day he didn't call --
My church, my community --
My spirit took him in --
Fever --
Calling 911 --
Diagnosis: Ebola --
Men in yellow suits --
"You have lost the man" --
Twenty-one days and counting --
No room at the inn --
Chasing away darkness.
Responsibility: Louise Troh with Christine Wicker.
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Louise Troh,fiancee of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man ever to die of Ebola in America,breaks her silence about her experience in this deeply moving memoir, chronicling the decade-long love story  Read more...

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