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Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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In The Barbary Plague science writer Marilyn Chase demonstrates how a skilled journalist can enliven history and deliver a page-turning work. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michael J Helquist
Absolutely fascinating read and an unusual insight to governmental cover ups. I highly recommend.Published 7 months ago by S. Waterman
This book reports on a part of history that might interest a very small group of San Francisco buffs. Ms. Read morePublished 7 months ago by georgia anderson
I loved the historical details of these events chronicled in a very interesting story! The struggles, challenges, and relentless efforts of these medical ground-breakers should be... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Margaret Jacobson
I think this is the best-researched and best-written book I've ever read. I only wish she had written 50 more. DarlenePublished 14 months ago by Darlene Thorne
A part of sf history that is not well known. Delves deeply into the heroic and the shameful areas of health care politics at the turn of the 20th century.Published 14 months ago by thomas j. o'donnel
I am a huge fan of books about fighting disease, so this was a great book. Plus, it is more than a micro-history of plague at the turn of the century in San Francisco. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Carrie
Really enjoyed the book. Good chapter and overall length. Physical size easy to handle. Font good. Compelling. Great research. Very interesting.Published 20 months ago by William S. Maley