Minecraft Adventures B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays, Recipes | August 19, 2015

    Cara Nicoletti: IMG Ramona Quimby Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Thighs



    Note: Join us at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing on Wednesday, September 16, for an author event with Cara Nicoletti. As a kid, I read for... Continue »
    1. $19.60 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.21
List price: $16.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Beaverton Health and Medicine- History of Medicine

More copies of this ISBN

This title in other editions

Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic That Remains One of Medicine's Greatest Mysteries

by

Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic That Remains One of Medicine's Greatest Mysteries Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A fascinating look at a bizarre, forgotten epidemic from the national bestselling author of The American Plague.

In 1918, a world war raged, and a lethal strain of influenza circled the globe. In the midst of all this death, a bizarre disease appeared in Europe. Eventually known as encephalitis lethargica, or sleeping sickness, it spread worldwide, leaving millions dead or locked in institutions. Then, in 1927, it disappeared as suddenly as it arrived.

Asleep, set in 1920s and '30s New York, follows a group of neurologists through hospitals and asylums as they try to solve this epidemic and treat its victims-who learned the worst fate was not dying of it, but surviving it.

About the Author

Molly Caldwell Crosby holds an MFA in nonfiction and science writing from John Hopkins University and previously worked for National Geographic magazine. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, Health, and USA Today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425238738
Author:
Crosby, Molly Caldwell
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Subject:
History
Subject:
Health and Medicine-History of Medicine
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.6 x 0.9 in 0.73 lb
Age Level:
17-17

Other books you might like

  1. The Great Mortality: An Intimate...
    Used Trade Paper $5.50
  2. A Culinary Dictionary the Chef's... New Trade Paper $23.95
  3. The Cheese Lover's Companion: The... Sale Trade Paper $8.98
  4. Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad...
    New MP3 CD $14.99
  5. A Consumer's Dictionary of Food... Used Trade Paper $10.00

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Brain
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » History of Medicine
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Illnesses
Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
History and Social Science » World History » General
Reference » Science Reference » General

Asleep: The Forgotten Epidemic That Remains One of Medicine's Greatest Mysteries Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.21 In Stock
Product details 304 pages Berkley Publishing Group - English 9780425238738 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

       
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.