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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date July 7, 2015
Pages 149
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780544455948
ISBN-10 0544455940
Dimensions 0.50 by 7 by 9 in.
Original list price $10.99
Other format details juvenile
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*"Who knew the biography of a germ could be so fascinating?”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
 
This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years: tuberculosis. After centuries of ineffective treatments, the microorganism that causes TB was identified and the cure was thought to be within reach—but drug-resistant varieties continue to plague and panic the human race. The "biography" of this deadly germ and the social history of an illness that could strike anywhere are woven together in an engrossing, carefully researched narrative.


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Hardcover
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1 edition from Clarion Books (July 10, 2012)
9780618535743 | details & prices | 149 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $18.99
About: This is the story of a killer that has been striking people down for thousands of years:tuberculosis.
Paperback
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With Alison Blank | Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (July 7, 2015)
9780544455948 | details & prices | 149 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.96 lbs | List price $10.99
About: *"Who knew the biography of a germ could be so fascinating?

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