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An American Plague

Jim Murphy

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.

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.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Pat Bottino

Length:

3h 43m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:26


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:40


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

14:12


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

19:22


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

16:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

12:10


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

22:50


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:18


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

20:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

38:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

32:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:26