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The American Plague
The American Plague
Author: Molly Caldwell Crosby
In 1648, a lone slave ship with infected mosquitoes brought a new virus to the New World. Victims suffered internal and external bleeding, even vomiting digested blood. The fever turned the body a brilliant gold, giving the virus its infamous name. Here, a journalist traces the course of yellow fever, stopping in 1878 Memphis to "vividly [evo...  more »
ISBN: 199335
Publication Date: 9/2007
Pages: 368

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Publisher: Berkley Books
Book Type: Paperback
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