Fever (Hardcover)

By Mary Beth Keane

Thorndike Press, 9781410458728, 551pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/11/2013)
Paperback (3/18/2014)
Hardcover (3/12/2013)
Paperback (8/29/2013)

List Price: 32.99*
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March 2013 Indie Next List

“This is the story of Mary Mallon - the infamous 'Typhoid Mary' -- who carried the typhus disease to an epidemic level among New York City residents during the first decade of the 1900s. Although perfectly healthy, it was believed that Mary was manufacturing typhoid bacilli inside her body and infecting those with whom she came in contact. She was forcibly hospitalized for three years until being released by the court under the condition she would never cook for hire again. Her Irish upbringing and talent as a cook caused her to defy that order, and she risked a return to the hospital. This is an intimate story and a compelling read.”
— Carol Hicks, Bookshelf At Hooligan Rocks, Truckee, CA
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