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Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus - Bill Wasik, Monica Murphy
Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
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Bill Wasik, Monica Murphy,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA) on 07-19-2012
Bill Wasik, Monica Murphy,NOOK Book (eBook), English-language edition,Pub by Penguin Group (USA) on 07-19-2012
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781101583746 (1101583746)
Publisher: Viking Books
Pages no: 264
Edition language: English
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pseudolibrary
pseudolibrary rated it
4.0 Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
Greek myths and fake cures? Not going to lie, I was yawning a bit. But I loved everything starting with Chapter Four. Pasteur's lab dynamics and the little boy (Meister) who ended up defending the Pasteur's Institute from the Nazis just were amazing stories. Riveting.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
bookshelves: spring-2014, dog-steals-the-show, e-book, environmental-issues, boo-scary, ipad, lifestyles-deathstyles, medical-eew, newtome-author, nonfiction, ouch, plague-disease, published-2012, tbr-busting-2014, zoology, sciences, bedside Recommended for: GeeVee, Pat, Susanna, and all other dise...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
RABID: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S MOST DIABOLICAL VIRUSRabies is apparently the most fatal virus known to science. It is a disease that is transmitted to humans from another species (such as dogs and bats), usually by a bite from an infected animal. The rabies virus infects the central nerv...
The Fangirl
The Fangirl rated it
I picked this up while I was browsing books at the library. The minute I opened it I was sucked in and ended up spending most of the afternoon at the library reading this book. Even if you're not really into viral pathology I will still say to give this book a try. It reads more like a mixture of ho...
donnambrownuk
donnambrownuk rated it
4.0 Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus
My usual ratio of reading has been one non-fiction title for every ten fiction titles, but 2013 has seen me embark on a real non-fiction kick. In part I blame (or rather thank) this book.Really, the book synopsis covers it perfectly: this is a book that takes you on a journey through the disease’s h...
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