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An American plague the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 /

It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a fascinating glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our nation's birth while drawing thought-provoking parallels to modern-day epidemics.

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  • "It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic."
  • "Chronicles the yellow fever epidemic of 1973, which centered in Philadelphia. Drawing on first-hand accounts of the epidemic, it includes black-and-white reproductions of period art and facsimiles of newspaper excerpts."
  • "It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a fascinating glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our nation's birth while drawing thought-provoking parallels to modern-day epidemics."@en
  • "It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a fascinating glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our nation's birth while drawing thought-provoking parallels to modern-day epidemics."
  • "This book describes the epidemic of yellow fever and the toll it took on Philadelphia's residents in 1793."@en

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  • "History."
  • "Juvenile works."
  • "Juvenile works."@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Juvenile materials."
  • "Juvenile works"@en
  • "Juvenile works"
  • "History"
  • "History"@en
  • "Fiction."

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  • "An American plague the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 /"@en
  • "An American plague the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 /"
  • "An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 /"
  • "An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 /"@en