An American Plague

An American Plague by Jim Murphy
Jim Murphy
Clarion Books
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This book recounts the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia in 1793. It is not a story, but a description of the devastation yellow fever caused that year. It tells of the heros that helped fight the disease. I thought the book was great and told of the event in detail.


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