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I think this is the best-researched and best-written book I've ever read. I only wish she had written 50 more. DarlenePublished 6 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 6 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 9 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 12 months ago by William S. Maley
This is a bit of history about which few people are aware. This is a well-written account that describes how ignorance and self-interest can have long-tern negative affects on... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Richard B.
I didn't even know that there was an outbreak of Plague in San Fransisco. Now I do. Very interesting and very clear.Published 16 months ago by Judith Ann Richards
I hate Amazon's review system. I would be much more likely to leave feedback if it didn't require filling in this section.Published 17 months ago by Yvonne Victoria Erickson
I have lived in San Francisco since 1964 and I never learned of this nine-year battle with the plague until now. Ms. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Dennis Bianchi