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FEVER 1793

FEVER 1793

Fever 1793 Book Summary A Historical Fiction book that takes place with a dramatic, dangerous Fever disease.People all over town try to protect their family, home, food, and themselves especially in order to survive. Having this disease in town makes most things harder to keep and protect such as the food, homes, people breaking into houses and houses. No one to trust, maybe even your own family. Friend turns on friend. And eventually..Death.

By: Laurie Halse Anderson

Credit: Public Domain

(Map Of Philadelphia Where The Book Mainly Took Place)

The Peale FamilyCredit: Charles Willson Peale

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614.5 MURAn American plaguethe true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793by Jim MurphybookMurphy, JimNo one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."It's 1793, and there's an invisible killer roaming the streets of Philadelphia. The city's residents are fleeing in fear. This killer has a name--yellow fever--but everything else about it is a mystery. Its cause is unknown and there is no cure. This powerful dramatic account by award-winning author Jim Murphy traces the devastating course of the epidemic. An American Plague offers a fascinating glimpse into the conditions in American cities at the time of our nation's birth while drawing thought-provoking parallels to modern-day epidemics.LCCN: 20021513ISBN: 0395776082Clarion Books, New York, c2003

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World War II, Jan-Feb 2015 v29 i5 p6(1)Nightmare fever. AMERICAN HISTORY yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1793Full Text: COPYRIGHT 2015 Weider History Group

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