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The Great Trouble

A Mystery of London, the Blue Death, and A Boy Called Eel
Hopkinson, Deborah (Book - 2013 )
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Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.
Authors: Hopkinson, Deborah
Title: The Great Trouble
a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2013
Edition: First Edition
Characteristics: 249 pages :,maps ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Deborah Hopkinson
Summary: Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.
ISBN: 037594818X
9780375948183
0375848185
9780375848186
9780449818190
0449818195
9780449818190
Branch Call Number: j HOPKINSON 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247)
Subject Headings: Great Britain History Victoria, 1837-1901 Juvenile fiction London (England) History 19th century Juvenile fiction Orphans Juvenile fiction Epidemics Juvenile fiction Cholera Juvenile fiction Snow, John, 1813-1858 Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Medical fiction
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Orphans
Epidemics
Cholera
LCCN: 2012032799
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The story of the 1854 London cholera epidemic, including an author's note about this epidemic's contribution as the first foray into the science of epidemiology.


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