Fever (Large Print / Hardcover)

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March 2013 Indie Next List


“This is the story of Mary Mallon - the infamous 'Typhoid Mary' -- who carried the typhus disease to an epidemic level among New York City residents during the first decade of the 1900s. Although perfectly healthy, it was believed that Mary was manufacturing typhoid bacilli inside her body and infecting those with whom she came in contact. She was forcibly hospitalized for three years until being released by the court under the condition she would never cook for hire again. Her Irish upbringing and talent as a cook caused her to defy that order, and she risked a return to the hospital. This is an intimate story and a compelling read.”
— Carol Hicks, Bookshelf At Hooligan Rocks, Truckee, CA

Product Details
ISBN: 9781410458728
ISBN-10: 1410458725
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: June 26th, 2013
Pages: 551
Language: English