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Author Carrell, Jennifer Lee.

Title The speckled monster : a historical tale of battling smallpox / Jennifer Lee Carrell.

Imprint New York : Penguin Group, 2004, c2003.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    614.521 CAR    Available
Description xvii, 474 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "A Plume book"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [465]-474).
Contents London -- Two Marys -- Three rebellions -- A destroying angel -- Bidding the world adieu -- A dear little son -- Rosebuds in lily skin -- Boston -- Zabdiel & Jerusha -- Curiosities of the smallpox -- The beauty of the sea -- Caging the demon -- Demonic wings -- Fathers and sons -- Hell upon earth -- Salutation alley -- Prying multitudes -- An infusion of malignant filth -- The castle of misery -- Signs and wonders -- Newgate -- An hour of mourning -- The King's pardon -- Raw head and bloody bones -- Just retribution -- In royal fashion -- Aftermath -- Meetings and partings -- The practice -- The people.
Subject Boylston, Zabdiel, 1679-1766.
Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762.
Smallpox -- History.
ISBN 0452285070 (pbk.) : $16.00

 
    
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