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In this work of investigative science journalism, Laurie Garrett takes readers on a harrowing fifty-year journey through our battles with the microbes, from the savannas of eastern Bolivia to the rain forest of northern Zaire, from a Navajo reservation in the Four Corners region of New Mexico to the urban poverty of the South Bronx.

750 pages

Publication Details

  • Published: 1994
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • ISBN-10: 0374126461
  • Dewey Decimal: 614.4
  • ECHO Library: 614.4 GAR