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Terrible Typhoid Mary : a true story of the deadliest cook in America / Susan Campbell Bartoletti.

By: Bartoletti, Susan Campbell [author.].
Contributor(s): Postel, Donna [narrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Chicago] : Dreamscape Media, [2015]Edition: Unabridged.Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (03 hr., 11 min., 33 sec.)) : digital.Content type: spoken word Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781681415161; 168141516X.Subject(s): Typhoid Mary, 1869-1938 -- Juvenile literature | Typhoid fever -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature | Quarantine -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Juvenile literature | Cooks -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Typhoid Mary, 1869-1938 | Cooks | Quarantine | Typhoid fever | New York (State) -- New YorkGenre/Form: Audiobooks. | Downloadable audio books. | Audiobooks. | Biography. | History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 614.5/112092 | B Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Image Read by Donna Postel.Summary: What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.
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Read by Donna Postel.

What happens when a person's reputation has been forever damaged? With archival photographs and text among other primary sources, this riveting biography of Mary Mallon by the Sibert medalist and Newbery Honor winner Susan Bartoletti looks beyond the tabloid scandal of Mary's controversial life. How she was treated by medical and legal officials reveals a lesser-known story of human and constitutional rights, entangled with the science of pathology and enduring questions about who Mary Mallon really was. How did her name become synonymous with deadly disease? And who is really responsible for the lasting legacy of Typhoid Mary? This thorough exploration includes an author's note, timeline, annotated source notes, and bibliography.

Online resource; title from MP3 title screen (Overdrive, viewed on August 7, 2015).

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