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6 edition of A Summer Plague found in the catalog.

A Summer Plague

Polio and Its Survivors

by Tony Gould

  • 173 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infectious & contagious diseases,
  • Medical microbiology & virology,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Social history,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Science / History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9653143M
    ISBN 100300072767
    ISBN 109780300072761

      A.D.: Cyprian Plague. Named after the first known victim, the Christian bishop of Carthage, the Cyprian plague entailed diarrhea, vomiting, throat . —Eric Andrew-Gee, The Globe and Mail (“The hope at the heart of Albert Camus’s plague novel, La peste”) “Camus was preoccupied with the absurd In The Plague he found a lens for projecting life at once suspended and more vivid It is a redemptive book, one that wills the reader to believe, even in a time of despair.”.

      (CNN) In the summer of , an elderly psychic who claimed she started receiving premonitions at age 5 published a book that contained an ominous prediction. "In around , a severe.   The Plague is Albert Camus’s most successful novel. It was published in , when Camus was thirty-three, and was an immediate triumph. Within a year it had been translated into nine languages, with many more to come.

      “The Plague” is an anti-allegory: It is vivid, tactile and frankly repulsive — the story of particular people actually dying from an actual disease, in ways medieval and pitiless.   Kent Heckenlively - Co-authored the Controversial Book "Plague of Corruption" w/ Dr. Judy Mikovits - Duration: The Eric Metaxas Radio S views. .


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In A Summer Plague, Polio And Its Survivors, award-winning author Tony Gould, who had polio at age twenty inwhile a junior officer A Summer Plague book the British military in Hong Kong, gives us a wide-ranging and thoroughly gripping history of polio throughout its most destructive period, the twentieth century, and the ways in which this country and most of Western Europe Cited by:   A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors.

Tony Gould. Rating details 13 ratings 2 reviews. Polio—often called the "summer plague"—struck hundreds of thousands of children around A Summer Plague book world between its emergence as an /5.

ISBN: Paper. Also Available in: Cloth. DescriptionReviewsAwards. Polio—often called the "summer plague"—struck hundreds of thousands of children around the world between its emergence as an epidemic disease in to its cure in the s.

Today, images of children with crutches and leg braces or encased to their necks in iron lungs may be little more than a painful.

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The few survivors, united in groups, establish a new social system and engage in confrontation with each other. The Plague is a novel about a plague epidemic in the large Algerian city of Oran.

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Plandemic Part 2: Exposing the blatant lies Big Pharma and Big Media are using to silence Dr. Judy. The Plague (French: La Peste) is a novel by Albert Camus, published inthat tells the story from the point of view of an unknown narrator of a plague sweeping the French Algerian city of Oran.

The novel presents a snapshot of life in Oran as seen through the author's distinctive absurdist point of view. Book Review: A Summer Plague: Polio and its Survivors. Gillian Tindall. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine 2, Download Citation. If you have the appropriate software installed, you can download article citation data to the citation manager of your choice.

Simply select your manager software from the list below and click on. To salve my conscience, I read A Summer Plague: Polio and Its Survivors by the conference's keynote speaker, Tony Gould.

In Gould serving as an officer with the Gurkhas in Hong Kong and fancying an "outdoor, quasi-colonial" future, when.

The Plague is a transparent allegory of the Nazi occupation of France beginning in spring The sanitary teams reflect Camus’ experiences in, and. The tragedy of a plague is announced in the book's title.

It is also underscored in the first chapter. This technique, it is worth noting, is somewhat similar to that of a Greek tragedy. Here also we know in advance the horrible fate in store for the characters, and we watch as the scenes unfold the familiar fate and the agony of, say, Oedipus.

A Summer Plague is the most comprehensive and compulsive account of the rise and fall of epidemic poliomyelitis yet written.

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Free with Kindle Unlimited membership Learn More Or $ to buy. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague.A Summer Plague: Polio and its Survivors Tony Gould pp £ Yale University Press, Tony Gould,author and one-time literary editor, never envisaged a bookish life for himself.

In the late s he was one of the last generation of National Service officers, in a Gurkha regiment stationed in Hong Kong. Fleeing residents then spread it to mainland Italy, where one-third of the population is dead by the following summer.

November, The plague arrives in France, brought by another of the Caffa.