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Ghost Map: the Story of London's Deadliest Epidemic-- and How It Changed the Way We Think About...

by Steven Johnson
ISBN: 1594489254
A chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading.

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Last Town on Earth: a Novel

by Thomas Mullen
ISBN: 1400065208 Deep in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a mill town called Commonwealth votes to quarantine itself in the wake of the 1918 flu pandemic, but a violent confrontation with a tired, hungry, and cold soldier will have devastating repercussions for the entire town.

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Welfare Brat: a Memoir

By Mary Childers
ISBN:1582345864

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The Red Parts: a Memoir

by Maggie Nelson
ISBN: 141653203X

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