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The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : Megan Abbott
Publisher : Back Bay Books
Release : 2015-05-12
ISBN : 9780316231046
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"THE FEVER holds true to its title: It's dark, disturbing, strangely beautiful and utterly unshakeable" -- Gillian Flynn. In this impossible-to-put-down "panic attack of a novel,"* a small-town high school becomes the breeding ground for a mysterious illness. Deenie Nash is a diligent student with a close-knit family; her brother Eli is a hockey star and her father is a popular teacher. But when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class, the Nashes' seeming stability dissolves into chaos. As rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through school, and hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families, and the town's fragile sense of security. A chilling story about guilt, family secrets, and the lethal power of desire, THE FEVER is "a potboiler in the truest, best sense" and "a great novel, full stop."** *Jodi Picoult **Slate

The Fever Tree

The Fever Tree Book
Author : Jennifer McVeigh
Publisher : Penguin Books
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 9780670920907
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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1880, South Africa - a land torn apart by greed . . . Frances Irvine, left penniless after her father's sudden death, is forced to emigrate to the Cape. In this barren country, she meets two very different men - one driven by ambition, the other by ideals. When a smallpox outbreak sends her to the diamond mines, she is drawn into a ruthless world of greed and exploitation, of human lives crushed in the scramble for power. But here - at last - she sees her path to happiness. Torn between passion and integrity, she makes a choice that has devastating consequences . . . 'Epic, enchanting, engrossing. A glorious read.' Easy Living 'I loved it.' Julian Fellowes, Creator of Downton Abbey 'A skilled unfolding of a woman's struggle with desire, class divide and disease in 19th Century South Africa. The journey is thrillingly huge.' Financial Times 'Engrossing, evocative and moving.' The Times Literary Supplement 'A bewitching tale of loss, betrayal and love.' Vogue

The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : Sonia Shah
Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
Release : 2010-07-06
ISBN : 1429981172
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent years, malaria has emerged as a cause célèbre for voguish philanthropists. Bill Gates, Bono, and Laura Bush are only a few of the personalities who have lent their names—and opened their pocketbooks—in hopes of curing the disease. Still, in a time when every emergent disease inspires waves of panic, why aren't we doing more to eradicate one of our oldest foes? And how does a parasitic disease that we've known how to prevent for more than a century still infect 500 million people every year, killing nearly 1 million of them? In The Fever, the journalist Sonia Shah sets out to answer these questions, delivering a timely, inquisitive chronicle of the illness and its influence on human lives. Through the centuries, she finds, we've invested our hopes in a panoply of drugs and technologies, and invariably those hopes have been dashed. From the settling of the New World to the construction of the Panama Canal, through wars and the advances of the Industrial Revolution, Shah tracks malaria's jagged ascent and the tragedies in its wake, revealing a parasite every bit as persistent as the insects that carry it. With distinguished prose and original reporting from Panama, Malawi, Cameroon, India, and elsewhere, The Fever captures the curiously fascinating, devastating history of this long-standing thorn in the side of humanity.

The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : Diane Hoh
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2012-03-27
ISBN : 1453248161
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Trapped in the hospital with a raging fever, a teenager fears for her life The Twelvetrees hospital is ancient and eerie, with no modern comforts. Stricken by a mysterious fever, Duffy has spent two nights trapped in her lonely hospital bed. When she wakes from her fog, her memories of the last two days are tattered. But what she does remember could prove more dangerous than the illness that brought her there. No one will tell her anything about her sickness. The nurses are cold, and her doctor is a strange young man with an earring and big, goofy sneakers. Duffy doesn’t trust any of them. Did she really hear that terrifying scraping sound last night, or was it just a fever-dream? As her memories return, Duffy worries that she may have witnessed a murder, and that the killer is coming to keep her quiet. It will take more than medicine for her to escape this hospital alive. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Diane Hoh including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : Diane Hoh
Publisher : Scholastic Paperbacks
Release : 1992
ISBN : 9780590454018
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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After hearing a violent crime committed in a room near hers, Duffy, hospitalized and weak with a fever that is coursing through her body, must figure out what happened that night and keep herself from becoming the next victim. Original.

Maze Runner Series The Fever Code

Maze Runner Series  The Fever Code Book
Author : James Dashner
Publisher : Chicken House
Release : 2016-09-27
ISBN : 191065566X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A prequel to the worldwide 'Maze Runner' phenomenon, 'The Fever Code' is the book that holds all the answers. How did WICKED find the Gladers? Who are Group B? And what side are Thomas and Teresa really on? Lies will be exposed. Secrets uncovered. Loyalties proven. You'll never see the truth coming ...

The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : David Lawless
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0595334741
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Every year a new champion is crowned in the world of professional basketball. But few seasons feature a champion that has countless ups and downs, key coaching and player changes, dominating defensive play, and one player who is criticized heavily early in the season that later becomes a hero, making one of the greatest plays in team history. Detroit experienced all these things during the 2003-2004 season and along with it, won the team's third ever championship. David Lawless was there, like he always is every year, following this team at the arena; on TV; even occasionally on the road. It's quite clear that he has The Fever. In The Fever, Lawless chronicles what it's like to be a fan of a team that plays such an exciting style and ends up winning the game's ultimate prize. True fans of the team and true fans of the sport itself, will relate to his use of first names, always, when describing the players and the exclamations of emotion that come out during the middle of a big playoff game. Each game is discussed in the same language and expressions that fans use. They're all here: each and every game analyzed like a coach would, but described with the passion of a true fan.

The Fever of 1721

The Fever of 1721 Book
Author : Stephen Coss
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-03-28
ISBN : 147678311X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"More than fifty years before the American Revolution, Boston was in revolt against the tyrannies of the Crown, Puritan Authority, and Superstition. This is the story of a fateful year that prefigured the events of 1776. In The Fever of 1721, Stephen Coss brings to life an amazing cast of characters in a year that changed the course of medical history, American journalism, and colonial revolution, including Cotton Mather, the great Puritan preacher, son of the president of Harvard College; Zabdiel Boylston, a doctor whose name is on one of Boston's grand avenues; James and his younger brother Benjamin Franklin; and Elisha Cooke and his protege; Samuel Adams. During the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history Mather convinced Doctor Boylston to try a procedure that he believed would prevent death--by making an incision in the arm of a healthy person and implanting it with smallpox. "Inoculation" led to vaccination, one of the most profound medical discoveries in history. Public outrage forced Boylston into hiding, and Mather's house was firebombed. A political fever also raged. Elisha Cooke was challenging the Crown for control of the colony and finally forced Royal Governor Samuel Shute to flee Massachusetts. Samuel Adams and the Patriots would build on this to resist the British in the run-up to the American Revolution. And a bold young printer James Franklin (who was on the wrong side of the controversy on inoculation), launched America's first independent newspaper and landed in jail. His teenage brother and apprentice, Benjamin Franklin, however, learned his trade in James's shop and became a father of the Independence movement. One by one, the atmosphere in Boston in 1721 simmered and ultimately boiled over, leading to the full drama of the American Revolution"--

Observations Upon the Fever Lately Prevalent in Cambridge

Observations Upon the Fever Lately Prevalent in Cambridge Book
Author : Thomas Verney Okes
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1815
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Observations Upon the Fever Lately Prevalent in Cambridge book written by Thomas Verney Okes, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

A History of the Yellow Fever

A History of the Yellow Fever Book
Author : J. M. Keating
Publisher : Heritage Books
Release : 2009-05-01
ISBN : 0788476939
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This history of the yellow fever, and record of the epidemic of 1878, in Memphis, had its origin in the wish expressed by a large number of intelligent citizens, at home and abroad, who desired that the origin, progress, and results of the recent epidemic

A Sequel to an Essay on the Yellow Fever principally intended to prove that the fever called bulam or pestilential has no existence as a distinct or a contagious disease

A Sequel to an Essay on the Yellow Fever  principally intended to prove     that the fever called bulam or pestilential has no existence as a distinct or a contagious disease Book
Author : Edward Nathaniel Bancroft
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1817
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download A Sequel to an Essay on the Yellow Fever principally intended to prove that the fever called bulam or pestilential has no existence as a distinct or a contagious disease book written by Edward Nathaniel Bancroft, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Fever Wards

The Fever Wards Book
Author : Padraig Rooney
Publisher : Salt Publishing
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9781844717279
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The title poem of The Fever Wards, which won the Strokestown International Poetry Prize, straddles the border between memory and dream. It evokes the demolition of an old TB hospital where a patient watches the wrecking ball bring the world down around her, reducing it to dust. Other poems haunt the edges of the land, where the sea can be regenerative, a mangrove swamp, an ominous tropical beach, or a sand-filled school become dreamscapes where the wind ‘blows our words away and drowns them all’ or where a giant wave might come rolling in. Rooney spent most of the 1980s and 1990s in and out of Thailand as a ‘mendicant professor’ to borrow D. J. Enright’s lovely phrase, and the weather of these poems is torrid, feverish, out of synch, like stepping off the high street into the tropical house in a zoo or botanical garden. The defining politics of the Noughties are refracted in a poem set in Rome where ‘Caesar’s campaign notes are full of shock and awe’ or where Humpty-Dumpty lives ‘in a tower’. The speakers in my poems are new nomads, only partly at home, ranging from country to country but also making forays into history, ‘wandering through the Munich ruins’ or finding Indian bones on Nantucket.

The Symptoms Nature Causes and Cure of the Febricula Or Little Fever

The Symptoms  Nature  Causes  and Cure of the Febricula  Or Little Fever Book
Author : Sir Richard Manningham
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1746
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Observations on the nature and treatment of the fever prevailing in London more particularly in the Parishes of Saint Giles in the Fields and Saint George Bloomsbury

Observations on the nature and treatment of the fever prevailing in London  more particularly in the Parishes of Saint Giles in the Fields and Saint George Bloomsbury Book
Author : Archibald MACDONNELL
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1818
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Observations on the nature and treatment of the fever prevailing in London more particularly in the Parishes of Saint Giles in the Fields and Saint George Bloomsbury book written by Archibald MACDONNELL, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Fever

The Fever Book
Author : Sonia Shah
Publisher : Penguin Random House India Private Limited
Release : 2018-03-12
ISBN : 9387625362
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One is often led to believe that mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and its companion diseases, dengue and chikungunya, are backward and rural diseases that have very little to do with urbanization and development. However, it is often just the reverse. These diseases have been around for over 500,000 years and continue to flourish even as we continue to progress as a race. In The Fever, journalist Sonia Shah sets out to address this concern, delivering a timely, inquisitive chronicle of malaria and its influence on human lives. Through the centuries, she finds, we've invested our hopes in a panoply of drugs and technologies, and invariably those hopes have been dashed. From the settling of the New World to the construction of the Panama Canal, through wartimes and the advances of the Industrial Revolution, Shah tracks malaria's jagged ascent and the tragedies in its wake, revealing a parasite every bit as persistent as the insects that carry it. With distinguished prose and original reporting from Panama, Malawi, Cameroon, India and elsewhere, The Fever captures the curiously fascinating, devastating history of this long-standing thorn in the side of humanity.

The Fever Bark Tree

The Fever Bark Tree Book
Author : Marie Louise de Ayala Duran-Reynals,de Ayala Duran-Reynals,Marie Louise de Ayala Duran i Reynals
Publisher : Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday 1946.
Release : 1946
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Fever Bark Tree book written by Marie Louise de Ayala Duran-Reynals,de Ayala Duran-Reynals,Marie Louise de Ayala Duran i Reynals, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Fever Trail

The Fever Trail Book
Author : Mark Honigsbaum
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2003-05
ISBN : 9780312421809
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Literally Italian for "bad air," malaria once plagued Rome, tropical trade routes and colonial ventures into India and South America and the disease has no known antidote aside from the therapeutic effects of the "miraculous" quinine. This first book from journalist Honigsbaum is a rousing history of the search for febrifuge or, more specifically, the rare red cinchona tree, the bark from which quinine is derived.