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Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
From School Library Journal
Francisca Goldsmith, Berkeley Public Library, CA
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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A true story, well researched, exciting, suspenseful, and perhaps a glimpse of what could happen again. Maybe we won't be so lucky next time. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
A concise description of an early challenge for the fledgling Public Health Service. Balances the many influences nicely. Hard to stand out in Plague lit but I enjoyed it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kim Koch
In The Barbary Plague science writer Marilyn Chase demonstrates how a skilled journalist can enliven history and deliver a page-turning work. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael J Helquist
Absolutely fascinating read and an unusual insight to governmental cover ups. I highly recommend.Published 14 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 14 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 14 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 21 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 21 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 24 months ago by Carrie