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A great telling of the story of Dr. John Snow and the source of one of the London cholera outbreaks.
I would highly recommend this book especially to those in the health field who are interested in reading something enjoyable and educational, and in history.
I abandoned Ghost Map 30 pages before the end (yes, the conclusion and epilogues were really that bad), and I still felt I'd read 30 pages too many.
This is a relevant book in describing man's ignorance and how we evolved to overcome beliefs and prejudice. Read morePublished 2 days ago by John Oconnor
very well researched and written. It appears that Steven Johnson is able to take almost any subject and document it in an interesting manner. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Paul Harrold
I got this book for a college class and ended up loving it. Books that keep you interested and educated you?! Heck yes.Published 18 days ago by Walter
It went off into many different areas --I did like the last part that told what will happen if we do not get this under control!Published 1 month ago by mmq1943
One of my favorite books of all time. It is a great story told very well. Makes public health feel like a mystery novel.Published 1 month ago by Ann Johnson
Extremely well written, it is a very interesting story that IT folks (business intelligence, reporting analysts) may enjoy thoroughly. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel Galassi
I loved this book. My daughter recommended it to me and she wasn't wrong about how good it is. "The Ghost Map" by Steven Johnson is a research-heavy book that gives the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Warfield