The Ghost Map

by Steven Johnson

Paperback, 299 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

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The Ghost Map
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A historical chronicle of Victorian London's worst cholera outbreak traces the day-by-day efforts of Dr. John Snow, who put his own life on the line in his efforts to prove his previously dismissed contagion theory about how the epidemic was spreading. Reprint.