The plague year America in the time of COVID

Lawrence Wright, 1947-

Book - 2021

Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Physical Description
viii, 322 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-304) and index.
ISBN
9780593320723
Main Author
Lawrence Wright, 1947- (author)
  • "It's going to be just fine"
  • The trickster
  • Spike
  • "An evolving situation"
  • "Flatten the curve"
  • "It's coming to you"
  • "Nothing can stop what's coming"
  • The doom loop
  • "Let it be March"
  • "It's like a wind"
  • Bellevue
  • The no plan plan
  • Little Africa
  • The mission of Wall Street
  • The man without a mask
  • Waves
  • I can't breathe
  • Tulsa
  • Thelma and Louise
  • The hedgehog and the fox
  • Dark shadows
  • The Rose Garden cluster
  • The search for Patient Zero
  • Survivors
  • Surrender.