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An American plague: the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793

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9780395776087
9780547532851
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subject_facetPennsylvania -- History -- 1775-1865
Yellow fever -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 18th century
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title_displayAn American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
title_fullAn American Plague The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 / by Jim Murphy
title_shortAn American plague
title_subthe true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
topic_facetHealth & Fitness
History
Juvenile Nonfiction
Science
Yellow fever