Pale Rider

Pale Rider

With a death toll between fifty and one hundred million people across the globe, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was one of the greatest human disasters of all time. Nevertheless, it exists in our memory as a mere footnote to World War I

In Pale Rider, Laura Spinney recounts the story of this overlooked pandemic, tracing it from Alaska to Brazil, from Persia to Spain, and from South Africa to Odessa. Through the point of view of those who lived through it, she shows… (more)

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Publisher: PublicAffairs (September 12, 2017)

Collection: PublicAffairs

Page count: 352 pages

Language: English


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