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The plague year : America in the time of COVID

Author: Lawrence Wright
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political science
Political Science / American Government - National
Informational works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Wright
ISBN: 9780593320723 0593320727
OCLC Number: 1252719037
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 322 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
"It's going to be just fine" --
The trickster --
Spike --
"An evolving situation" --
"Flatten the curve" --
"It's coming to you" --
"Nothing can stop what's coming" --
The doom loop --
"Let it be March" --
"It's like the wind" --
Bellevue --
The no plan plan --
Little Africa --
The mission of Wall Street --
The man without a mask --
Waves --
I can't breathe --
Tulsa --
Thelma and Louise --
The hedgehog and the fox --
Dark shadows --
The Rose Garden cluster --
The search for patient zero --
Survivors --
Surrender --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Lawrence Wright.

Abstract:

Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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