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Terrible Typhoid Mary - A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America-logo

Terrible Typhoid Mary - A True Story of the Deadliest Cook in America

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.

What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.
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What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Donna Postel

Length:

3h 21m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:49


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:09


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:12


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:02


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:45


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

03:16


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:41


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:12


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

04:38


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:06


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:06


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:47


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:25


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:01


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:30


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:38


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:51


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:27


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:09


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:01


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:48


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:20


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:44


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

00:39