MARILYN CHASE, a longtime reporter for The Wall Street Journal, covers medical science and health care, currently focusing on infectious-disease outbreaks and bioterrorism. An honors graduate of Stanford University who also holds a master’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, Chase lives with her family in San Francisco.
Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks On Sale: March 9, 2004 Price: $16.00
The Barbary Plague sheds light on a period of American history when the fear and reality of foreign-spread contagious diseases gripped a major city and led to the disruption of a burgeoning center of shipping and commerce.
With narrative immediacy fortified by scholarly research, Marilyn Chase recreates San Francisco as it was...
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