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Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them - Community Reviews back

by Jennifer Wright
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WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it 4 years ago
Previous Updates: Antonine Plague Bubonic Plague Dancing Plague Small Pox Syphilis, Tuberculosis, and Cholera Leprosy, Typhoid, and Spanish Flu Encephalitis Lethargica There is still no cure for EL, and its rise and subsequent disappearance is still regarded as something of a myste...
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it 4 years ago
Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them by Jennifer Wright See Also: Reading Updates for Get Well Soon A humorous book about history's worst plagues—from the Antonine Plague, to leprosy, to polio—and the heroes who fought them In 1518, in a small town in France,...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
I finally finished this one. The delay was a combination of being on holiday, and needing to put some space between my experience of this book and the experience of others, as I was starting to feel like I was losing my objectivity regarding my feelings about this book. So, my feelings: Get Well ...
Tannat
Tannat rated it 4 years ago
Since I came so late to the party with this one, I knew enough from other people's updates that I needed to adjust my expectations somewhat. This wasn't a survey of plagues over the centuries with discussions of symptoms, causes, and societal effects of various contagious diseases. It was a chattier...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it 4 years ago
In substance, I don't really have a whole lot to add to my one ill-humored status update on this book. This is the book-form equivalent of a cross-breed between tabloid journalism and a series of superficial, but opinionated and self-centered blog posts: short on bonafide science, history, and rese...
TeaStitchRead
TeaStitchRead rated it 4 years ago
I waited to write this review because I wanted to sit with this book and gather my thoughts (and take in others' thoughts about the book). I listened to the book and I have to say part of my enjoyment came from the tone/voice work of the narrator, Gabra Zackman. I began reading the book as if it ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
TITLE: Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them AUTHOR: Jennifer Wright DATE PUBLISHED: 2017 FORMAT: Hardcover ISBN-13: 9781627797467 _____________________________ DESCRIPTION: "A humorous book about history's worst plagues—from the Antonine Plague, to lep...
Mystereity
Mystereity rated it 6 years ago
See this and all of my reviews at Mystereity ReviewsGet Well Soon isn't so much a historical book about plagues, it's also about the human side of plagues; the healers, the sufferers and the people left behind. The book details not only catastrophic plagues like The Black Death, but also some of the...
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