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Well written and easy to follow. Interesting topic, and the book all tied in well together. I liked how it tied in the history of the time as well.Published 3 months ago by sparklyshoe
In 2014, when we know the answers to so many medical/biologic mysteries of our past, this one remains unsolved. The book reads like a novel: easy to understand, and spellbinding.Published 3 months ago by Vina Isaac
I am very very interested in the sleepy sickness epidemic but like other reviewers said this book is primarily fillers. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Victoria A.
I have read several books on this topic, Molly does a great job covering the background of research and Doctors of the past.Published 6 months ago by Jeffrey A. Ash
I was really disappointed with this book. I was expecting case studies and instead got a very detailed snapshots of history. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Emily A. Strecker
A bit cumbersome at times and not scientific enough for me, but a good trip through history on a disease I knew little about.Published 6 months ago by William R. Jones
very interesting. a little too much background information on the doctors and New York, but on the whole very good.Published 7 months ago by LH
There was way too much back story. I thought the book was going to be about the epidemic. There was more information about the individual doctors. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jane C Leasor
Ms. Crosby not only captures the sadness of the illness, the hopelessness of the families, and helplessness of the doctors as they struggle to make sense of the symptoms, she... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Kathy Davies