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An American Plague by Jim Murphy

An American Plague

The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

by Jim Murphy

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Unabridged Edition
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3 Hrs. 48 Min.
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Newbery Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor-recipient Jim Murphy has written numerous stories based on historical events, such as The Boys' War and The Great Fire. In An American Plague, he tells the story of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure for this horrific outbreak. Pat Bottino's captivating narration adds appeal to this interesting historical tale.

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  • Published: September 2005
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: A071506
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