The Great Mortality by John Kelly audiobook

The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time

By John Kelly
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies

Tantor Audio 9780060006938
12.92 Hours Unabridged
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La moria grandissima began its terrible journey across the European and Asian continents in 1347, leaving unimaginable devastation in its wake. Five years later, twenty-five million people were dead, felled by the scourge that would come to be called the Black Death. The Great Mortality is the extraordinary epic account of the worst natural disaster in European history—a drama of courage, cowardice, misery, madness, and sacrifice that brilliantly illuminates humankind's darkest days when an old world ended and a new world was born.

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La moria grandissima began its terrible journey across the European and Asian continents in 1347, leaving unimaginable devastation in its wake. Five years later, twenty-five million people were dead, felled by the scourge that would come to be called the Black Death. The Great Mortality is the extraordinary epic account of the worst natural disaster in European history—a drama of courage, cowardice, misery, madness, and sacrifice that brilliantly illuminates humankind's darkest days when an old world ended and a new world was born.

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“An excellent overview, accessible and engrossing.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: John Kelly

Author Bio: John Kelly

John Kelly specializes in narrative history. He is the author of The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People; The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death; The Most Devastating Plague of all Time; Three on the Edge; and more. Kelly lives in New York City and Sandisfield, Massachusetts.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.92
Audience: Adult
Language: English