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Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary / Gail Jarrow

Ever heard the name Typhoid Mary, and wondered where it came from?  With this book you can learn all about the infamous Mary Mallon and the epidemic of Typhoid Fever that she helped spread in early-1900s New York.  This non-fiction tale is gruesome, but such a gripping page-turner.  Recommended for (mature) readers in grades 5 and up.

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