An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
By Jim Murphy
Murphy draws material from primary sources, such as private diaries, newspapers, and books, to give insight into the political, social, and cultural challenges of the yellow fever epidemic. The compelling narrative pulls readers into the crisis, illuminates the community's responses, and shows the best and worst of humanity.
- Nonfiction, Health & Medicine
- John Newbery Medal 2004 (Honor Title), Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2004 (Medal Winner)
- Age: Older
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780395776087