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    History Book Club Meeting

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    May 24, 2012

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    History Book Club Meeting

    Thursday, May 24, 7:30 PM, this month’s book selection, The Great Influenza by award-winning historian John M. Barry (author of Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, which the Book Club previously read and enjoyed) is a powerful story with multiple narrative strands that combine to describe the history of science and disease in America leading up to the deadly influenza pandemic of 1918. It describes how the disease...

    Thursday, May 24, 7:30 PM, this month’s book selection, The Great Influenza by award-winning historian John M. Barry (author of Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, which the Book Club previously read and enjoyed) is a powerful story with multiple narrative strands that combine to describe the history of science and disease in America leading up to the deadly influenza pandemic of 1918. It describes how the disease revolutionized American science and public health, leading to crucial discoveries that we are still using and learning from today. The book club is free and open to new members.


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