An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 / by Jim Murphy.
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|Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity||614.5 MUR 2003 (Text)||31001101808732||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
|Memorial Library of Nazareth and Vicinity||J 614.5 MUR 2003 (Text)||31001101059815||Adult Non Fiction||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780395776087 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0395776082 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780329751418 (Follett bdg.)
- ISBN: 0329751417
- Physical Description: 165 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
- Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 
- Copyright: ©2003
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-153) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
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."
Wilson's Junior High School
Provides an account of the yellow fever epidemic that swept through Philadelphia in 1793, discussing the chaos that erupted when people began evacuating in droves, leaving the city without government, goods, or services, and examining efforts by physicians, the Free African Society, and others to cure and care for the sick.
|Target Audience Note:||
8.9 Follett Library Resources
5-8 Follett Library Resources
3-4 Baker & Taylor
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader UG 9.0 6 6 69054
Newbery Medal/Honor, 2004
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