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This is the true and terrifying story of the Yellow Fever epidemic of 1793, centered in Philadelphia. Contains reproductions of period art and copies of newspaper articles.
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An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy. 2004 Honor Book
An American Plague by Jim Murphy. Great book to introduce the Yellow Fever Epidemic to younger readers. Also a good non-fiction book to augment reading of Fever, 1793 by Laurie Halsey Anderson. This nonfiction book read like fiction.
Hurricane-force winds cripple two small lobster boats on their way to Georges Bank, a bountiful but perilous fishing ground 130 miles off the Massachusetts coast. This is a true tale of disaster and survival.
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Fatal Forecast - Slideshow Presentation - Thursday, March 27 at 6:45 p.m. What happens when a monster wave hits two 50-foot boats 200 miles out to sea in November? Using slides, Michael Tougias tells the story based on his book, Fatal Forecast: An Incredible True Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea. This event has been made possible by the NH Humanities Council and it is cosponsored by the Hooksett Library and the Hooksett Historical Society. Please visit hooksettlibrary.org for more details.
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rainforest suddenly appears in Washington, D.C. A SWAT team and scientists are mobilized to stop its outbreak. This gives a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses.
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The Hot Zone by Richard Preston is most definitely a book worth reading.
The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story... favorite book at the moment
The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. Terrifying and riveting. Marburg, Ebola Sudan, Ebola Zaire, Ebola Reston, species jumpers, slate wipers, Mount Elgon, Kitum Cave, Lake Victoria, isle of plagues. One of my idols is Major Nancy Jaax, martial artist, mom, virus researcher. I wanted to be like her, dividing her time between cooking, cleaning, driving her kids around to lessons and sports and handling deadly viruses in the biosafety level 4 lab. One of my favorites!
This will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck..Scared the daylights out of me when I saw on this weeks news that 2 ebola infected people have been brought into the United States and hospitalized in Atlanta.. the CDC and the WHO are NUTS...The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus - Kindle edition by Richard Preston. Professional & Technical Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
In 1889 Johnstown, PA was a booming coal-and-steel town. An old earth dam had been hastily rebuilt to create a lake for an exclusive summer resort. The dam burst, sending a wall of water thundering through Johnstown and killing more than 2,000 people. The author writes a richly textured account of this tragedy.
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Johnstown Flood by David McCullough
This is the story of a World War II rescue mission. A plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into the jungle-clad land of New Guinea.
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Lost in Shangrila
SEPTEMBER PICK "Lost in Shangri La" by Mitchell Zuckoff
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Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff
Deo arrives in America from Burundi, having survived a Civil War and genocide. This is the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him.
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Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder: an All Iowa Reads selection and a Between the Lines book club pick in June 2012
Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder | Review by Mom's Small Victories. An inspiring and haunting true story about a man who fled the genocide of Burundi and came to America in pursuit of a better life through education.
The true story of how the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
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Salt Lake County Library Book Club Sets: The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
The Zookeepers Wife by Diane Ackerman: When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the citys zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen guests hid inside the Zabinskis villa, emerging after dark for dinner, socializing,...
The Zoo Keepers Wife by Diane Ackerman. True story about husband and wife zookeepers who managed to hide and save Jews in the Warsaw Zoo during WWII. I liked the story but not the authors writing style.
The Zookeepers Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman, a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
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Isolated by Mexico’s deadly Copper Canyons, the Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. The author sets out to discover their secrets.
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A book worth reading
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall was instrumental in the barefoot running movement. However, it is not about barefoot running vs shod running. The rationale of the book was about forefoot striking vs heel striking http://runforefoot.com/not-barefoot-vs-shoes-heel-strike-vs-forefoot-strike/http://runforefoot.com/not-barefoot-vs-shoes-heel-strike-vs-forefoot-strike/
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall ... makes me want to run so bad, and i'm a terrible runner
Training Thursday!!! Must Read - Born to Run by Christopher Dougall #borntorun #christopherdougall #trainingthursady #chiastar #chiaseeds #chiaseedbook
Nine American flyers during World War II were shot down by the Japanese over a remote Pacific island. Eight were captured and the one who escaped was George H.W. Bush, who would one day become President of the United States. The eight pilots captured disappeared, and in this book Bradley finally reveals their fate.