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The Resource An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Jim Murphy, (electronic resource)

An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Jim Murphy, (electronic resource)

Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Title
An American plague
Title remainder
the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793
Statement of responsibility
Jim Murphy
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In An American Plague, Murphy tells the story of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. Bizarre medical practices of the time are discussed, as well as popular historical figures, such as George Washington and Benjamin Rush, who were involved in finding a cure for this horrific outbreak
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
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1947-
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Murphy, Jim
Dewey number
614.5/41/097481109033
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
9 years and up
LC call number
RA644.Y4
LC item number
M875 2011b
Literary text for sound recordings
history
PerformerNote
Narrated by Pat Bottino
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bottino, Pat
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  • Yellow fever
  • Yellow fever
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
pre adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Jim Murphy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.vpl.ca/ext/scripts/auth/index.php?resource=RBDigital&assetid=titles/9781449888084
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title screen (viewed April 27, 2011)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (4 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781449888084
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Note
A title in the RBdigital eaudio children & young adults subscription.
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z00823
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • rbi00001271
  • (OCoLC)757741236
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An American plague : the true and terrifying story of the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Jim Murphy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.vpl.ca/ext/scripts/auth/index.php?resource=RBDigital&assetid=titles/9781449888084
Publication
Note
Title from title screen (viewed April 27, 2011)
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
No one noticed -- "All was not right" -- Church bells tolling -- Confusion, distress, and utter desolation -- "It was our duty" -- The prince of bleeders -- "By twelve only" -- "This unmerciful enemy" -- "A delicate situation" -- Improvements and the public gratitude -- "A modern-day time bomb."
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (4 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781449888084
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Note
A title in the RBdigital eaudio children & young adults subscription.
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z00823
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • rbi00001271
  • (OCoLC)757741236
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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