Book Review of Acceptable Risk

Acceptable Risk
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Were many of the hysteria attacks of the Salem withcraft era brought on by ergotamine fungus on the rye flour used in some breads? And if so, could modern medical research develop useful psychotropic drugs from the same source? Cook uses this idea and sets it all against the background of a contemporary descendant of one of the executed women, who is searching for the mysterious hidden "evidence" used against her ancestress. Great ideas all, but just not well handled.