An American Plague by Jim Murphy audiobook

An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793

By Jim Murphy
Read by Pat Bottino

Recorded Books, Inc.
3.79 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781440798634

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    ISBN: 9781664443778

Newbery Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor recipient Jim Murphy has written numerous stories based on historical events, such as The Boys' War and The Great Fire. In An American Plague, he tells the story of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure for this horrific outbreak. Pat Bottino's captivating narration adds appeal to this interesting historical tale.

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Newbery Honor and Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor recipient Jim Murphy has written numerous stories based on historical events, such as The Boys' War and The Great Fire. In An American Plague, he tells the story of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure for this horrific outbreak. Pat Bottino's captivating narration adds appeal to this interesting historical tale.

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Author Bio: Jim Murphy

Author Bio: Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy is an editor and writer with more than a dozen books for young readers to his credit. Research Mr. Murphy was doing on the Civil War inspired his book The Boys’ War, as well as The Long Road to Gettysburg.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 3.79
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English