Pale Rider

Author: Laura Spinney
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473523923
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And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I. In Pale Rider, Laura Spinney recounts the story of an overlooked pandemic, tracing it from Alaska to Brazil, from Persia to Spain, and from South Africa to ...

Author: Laurent Binet
ISBN: 9786169205265
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Author: Jerome David Salinger
ISBN: 9786119007604
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Natural Disasters That Changed The World

Author: Rodney Castleden
Publisher: Chartwell
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... 225 The Yellow River changes its course again (1887) 229 The Johnstown
flood (1889) 231 The Galveston hurricane ... Titanic (1912) 276 The Mount
Katmai eruption (1912) 285 The Spanish flu pandemic (1918) 290 The Haig Pit
disaster ...

The Return Of The Spanish Lady

Author: Alain Normand
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1467824488
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In book one of the Lakedge Disaster Series, Josh Stuart is a family man with firm principles and strong values.

The New Yorker

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Encouraged by a drama teacher at the school, and now a black-haired, pale-
skinned beauty, she performed several times with a travelling theatre company. ...
"I started out with nothing in the world but a kind of passion, a driving desire,"
Porter told Barbara Thompson in 1963, in an interview ... When the divorce was
final, the following year, she officially changed her name to Katherine Porter. ... In
"Pale Horse, Pale Rider," the heroine, Miranda, takes ill during the flu pandemic
of 1918.

Influenza 1918

Author: Lynette Iezzoni
Publisher: TV Books Inc
ISBN: 9781575001838
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He was the one person I ever really loved, the one I might have stayed with and
been happy with. Porter's hair grew back. Her arm and leg healed. But 1918 left a
wound on her heart which never mended. Many years passed before Porter was
able to write "Pale Horse, Pale Rider. ... The Spanish Lady had entered a world of
conflict and revolution. She ... The execution of Tsar Nicholas II and his family in
the fall of 1918 had made Russia's radical change of course a fait accompli.


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Lastly, it did not kill any famous people, unlike illnesses that primarily affect the
very young and the very old, the average age of death of ... in medical science,
Crosby asks us to look once again, in retrospect, at how society reacted to this
baffling pandemic of our century: the masks, ... Could AIDS even approach the
magnitude of Spanish influenza? ... Porter, K.A. "Pale Horse, Pale Rider", in The
Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter (San Diego: Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich, 1979).

Public Health Reports

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the disease, it also allowed them to acknowledge the unique and awful character
of both Spanish influenza and the epidemic. ... FORGETTING AND
REMEMBERING As the epidemic eased in 1919, the nation soon turned its
attention to other business. With a war just ending and a postwar world to
navigate, most Americans had little interest in memorializing or even ... She
concludes Pale Horse, Pale Rider with a vivid portrayal of the malaise, indeed
depression, from which influenza ...