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The Barbary Plague : The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco
The Barbary Plague The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco
Author: Marilyn Chase
The veteran Wall Street Journal science reporter Marilyn Chase’s fascinating account of an outbreak of bubonic plague in late Victorian San Francisco is a real-life thriller that resonates in today’s headlines. The Barbary Plague transports us to the Gold Rush boomtown in 1900, at the end of the city’s Gilded Age....  more
ISBN-13: 9780375757082
ISBN-10: 0375757082
Publication Date: 3/9/2004
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Excellent book, covering an interesting and peculiar historical episode with all the thrill of a detective novel.


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