The Speckled Monster

The Speckled Monster

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The Speckled Monster tells the dramatic story of two parents who dared to fight back against smallpox.  After barely surviving the agony of smallpox themselves, they flouted eighteenth-century medicine by borrowing folk knowledge from African slaves and Eastern women in frantic bids to protect their children.  From their heroic struggles stems the modern science of immunology as well as the vaccinations that remain our only hope should the disease ever be unleashed… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Plume (January 27, 2004)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 496 pages

File size: 662 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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