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The plague year : America in the time of COVID  Cover Image Book Book

The plague year : America in the time of COVID / Lawrence Wright.

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  • ISBN: 9780593320723
  • ISBN: 0593320727
  • Physical Description: viii, 322 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- "It's going to be just fine" -- The trickster -- Spike -- "An evolving situation" -- "Flatten the curve" -- "It's coming to you" -- "Nothing can stop what's coming" -- The doom loop -- "Let it be March" -- "It's like the wind" -- Bellevue -- The no plan plan -- Little Africa -- The mission of Wall Street -- The man without a mask -- Waves -- I can't breathe -- Tulsa -- Thelma and Louise -- The hedgehog and the fox -- Dark shadows -- The Rose Garden cluster -- The search for patient zero -- Survivors -- Surrender -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Subject: COVID-19 (Disease) > United States.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Social aspects > United States.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Political aspects > United States.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Economic aspects > United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / National.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief.
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases.
COVID-19 (Disease)
COVID-19 (Disease) > Economic aspects.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Political aspects.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Social aspects.
United States.
COVID-19 (Disease)
Genre: Political science.
Political Science / American Government - National.

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 614.5 WRIGHT 2021 (Text) 520975 Non-Fiction Available -

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