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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy

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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Title
An American plague
Title remainder
the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Statement of responsibility
by Jim Murphy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recreates the devastation rendered to the city of Philadelphia in 1793 by an incurable disease known as yellow fever, detailing the major social and political events as well as the time's medical beliefs and practices
Title
An American plague
Creator
Summary
Recreates the devastation rendered to the city of Philadelphia in 1793 by an incurable disease known as yellow fever, detailing the major social and political events as well as the time's medical beliefs and practices
Subject
Genre
Award
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction, 2004.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2004.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2004.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2004
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2004
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122241
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
614.5/41/097481109033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
1130
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
RA644.Y4
LC item number
M875 2003
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1130
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
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the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
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the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
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by Jim Murphy
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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, by Jim Murphy
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-153) and index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
Control code
20885098
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
165 pages
Isbn
9780395776087
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2002151355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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20885098
System control number
  • (1234)106352
  • (DLC)BK0004084682

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