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More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War

Author: Kenneth C Davis
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Anecdotes
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Anecdotes Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth C Davis
ISBN: 9781250145123 1250145120
OCLC Number: 1034984776
Target Audience: Ages 10-14.
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the purple death --
"The Yanks are coming" --
The Spanish lady --
"Blue as huckleberries and spitting blood" --
"Over the top" : a brief history of World War I --
"Over there" : the first wave --
Spring-summer 1918 --
"Obey the laws and wear the gauze" : the second wave - Autumn 1918 --
The world turned upside down --
Peace and plague --
Back to Brevig mission --
Afterword : relapse?
Responsibility: Kenneth C. Davis.

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"A nonfiction account of one of the most deadly outbreaks of disease in human history--the Spanish Flu"--

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