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- Auteur: Murphy, JimContributor: Bottino, Pat.Edition: UnabridgedDate:,Created2011Copyrighted2004Sommaire:
In An American Plague, Murphy tells the story of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure for this horrific outbreak.Contents:
Éditeur original: Prince Frederick, Md., Recorded BooksLangue(s): EnglishISBN: 9781449888084
- No one noticed
- "All was not right"
- Church bells tolling
- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation
- "It was our duty"
- The prince of bleeders
- "By twelve only"
- "This unmerciful enemy"
- "A delicate situation"
- Improvements and the public gratitude
- "A modern-day time bomb."