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The Resource More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war, Kenneth C. Davis

More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war, Kenneth C. Davis

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More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war
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More deadly than war
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the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war
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Kenneth C. Davis
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eng
Summary
From bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis comes a fascinating account of the Spanish influenza pandemic 100 years after it first swept the world in 1918."Davis deftly juggles compelling storytelling, gruesome details, and historical context. More Deadly Than War reads like a terrifying dystopian novel-that happens to be true." -Steve Sheinkin, author of Bomb and UndefeatedWith 2018 marking the 100th anniversary of the worst disease outbreak in modern history, the story of the Spanish flu is more relevant today than ever. This dramatic narrative, told through the stories and voices of the people caught in the deadly maelstrom, explores how this vast, global epidemic was intertwined with the horrors of World War I-and how it could happen again. Complete with modern research and firsthand reports by medical professionals and survivors, this audiobook provides capitvating insight into a catastrophe that transformed America in the early twentieth century.Praise for More Deadly Than WarA Junior Library Guild Selection!"More Deadly Than War is a riveting story of the great influenza pandemic of 1918, packed with unforgettable examples of the power of a virus gone rogue. Kenneth C. Davis's book serves as an important history-and an important reminder that we could very well face such a threat again." -Deborah Blum, New York Times bestselling author of The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York."With eye-popping details, Kenneth C. Davis tracks the deadly flu that shifted the powers in World War I and changed the course of world history. In an age of Ebola and Zika, this vivid account is a cautionary tale that will have you rushing to wash your hands for protection." -Karen Blumenthal, award-winning author of Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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614.5/1809041
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not applicable
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4-6
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history
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Read by MacLeod Andrews and Adenrele Ojo
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pre adolescent
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More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war, Kenneth C. Davis
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3645833
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent.
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on1035847172
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (4 hr., 41 min., 57 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9780525529187
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computer
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rdamedia.
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c
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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0D51FA1E-79E5-477B-8CED-D4B7680BC031
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(OCoLC)1035847172
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Label
More deadly than war : the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the first world war, Kenneth C. Davis
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3645833
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1035847172
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (4 hr., 41 min., 57 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525529187
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
0D51FA1E-79E5-477B-8CED-D4B7680BC031
System control number
(OCoLC)1035847172
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not applicable
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