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Pale Rider

Pub Date : 2017-09-12 | Author : Laura Spinney | Publisher : PublicAffairs

ISBN 10 : 9781610397681
ISBN 13 : 1610397681

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus--one that triggered the worst pandemic of..

Pale Rider

Pub Date : 2017-06-01 | Author : Laura Spinney | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473523920
ISBN 13 : 1473523923

'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' Guardian With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million peop..

Pale Rider

Pub Date : 2017-09-12 | Author : Laura Spinney | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781610397681
ISBN 13 : 1610397681

In 1918, the Italian-Americans of New York, the Yupik of Alaska and the Persians of Mashed had almost nothing in common except for a virus--one that triggered the worst pandemic of..

Flu

Pub Date : 2011-04-01 | Author : Gina Kolata | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781429979351
ISBN 13 : 1429979356

The fascinating, true story of the world's deadliest disease. In 1918, the Great Flu Epidemic felled the young and healthy virtually overnight. An estimated forty million people di..

Hunting The 1918 Flu

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Kirsty Duncan | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9780802094568
ISBN 13 : 0802094562

A detailed account of Kristy Duncan's experiences as she organized a multi-national, multi-discipline scientific expedition to exhume the bodies of a group of Norwegian miners, vic..

The Great Quake

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Henry Fountain | Publisher : Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN 10 : 9781101904060
ISBN 13 : 1101904062

About the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history, the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega, and the..

Influenza And Inequality

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Patricia J. Fanning | Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 9781558498129
ISBN 13 : 1558498125

A dramatic account of the deadly spread of influenza through a Massachusetts town in 1919..

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