The Resource Very, very, very dreadful : the influenza pandemic of 1918, Albert Marrin, (electronic resource)

Very, very, very dreadful : the influenza pandemic of 1918, Albert Marrin, (electronic resource)

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Very, very, very dreadful : the influenza pandemic of 1918
Title
Very, very, very dreadful
Title remainder
the influenza pandemic of 1918
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Albert Marrin
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eng
Summary
From National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin comes a fascinating look at the history and science of the deadly 1918 flu pandemic--and the chances for another worldwide pandemic.In spring of 1918, World War I was underway, and troops at Fort Riley, Kansas, found themselves felled by influenza. By the summer of 1918, the second wave struck as a highly contagious and lethal epidemic and within weeks exploded into a pandemic, an illness that travels rapidly from one continent to another. It would impact the course of the war, and kill many millions more soldiers than warfare. Of all diseases, the 1918 flu was by far the worst that has ever afflicted humankind; not even the Black Death of the Middle Ages comes close in terms of the number of lives it took. No war, no natural disaster, no famine has claimed so many. In the space of eighteen months in 1918-1919, about 500 million people--one-third of the global population at the time--came down with influenza. The exact total of lives lost will never be known, but the best estimate is between 50 and 100 million. Nonfiction master Albert Marrin examines the history, science, and impact of this great scourge--and the possibility for another worldwide pandemic today
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Marrin, Albert
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614.5/1809041
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Intended audience
9-12
LC call number
RC150.4
LC item number
.M37 2018ab
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history
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Read by Jim Frangione
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Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
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Very, very, very dreadful : the influenza pandemic of 1918, Albert Marrin, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (5 hr., 47 min., 12 sec.))
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online
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9780525526087
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Very, very, very dreadful : the influenza pandemic of 1918, Albert Marrin, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (5 hr., 47 min., 12 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780525526087
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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
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  • c
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digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
257d76c7-74dd-461c-8c64-519ce6ef36cf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)1019102245
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not applicable
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