Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press On Sale: July 31, 1997 Price: $24.00
She was an Irish immigrant cook. Between 1900 and 1907, she infected twenty-two New Yorkers with typhoid fever through her puddings and cakes; one of them died. Tracked down through epidemiological detective work, she was finally apprehended as she hid behind a barricade of trashcans. To protect the public’s health, authorities...
Read more >