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Horrors of History: People of the Plague: Philadelphia Flu Epidemic 1918


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The epidemic had spun out of control. The bodies in the little room hed just left were the lucky ones. The halls he now moved through were thick with the putrid stench of death and lined with bodies that hadnt even been afforded the dignity of a sheet. Some were ice cold, had given up the ghost days before. Others were merely lukewarm, their lives only recently extinguished. Every single body was the color of a violent bruise—a ghoulish blue-black hue. Alive, these Philadelphians were white, black, or brown—now they were all united. One single race of the dead.

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Well-researched and rich with ghastly details, this third historical fiction novel in the Horrors of History series is based on the great influenza epidemic of 1918. Actual and fictionalized victims and survivors, like the young, heroic Barium and the concerned, wise Doctor Wilmer Krusen, help weave together a gripping account of how Philadelphia coped with the outbreak.

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Anderson, T. Neill
Charlesbridge Publishing
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. General
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Grade Level:
from 7
9.25 x 6.38 x 0.75 in 1.1125 lb
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