Books tagged: germ theory

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Northern Liberties
By Glenn Vanstrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,950. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Category: Fiction
A painter can imitate life through his art, but he can also imitate death. Thomas Eakins creates a masterpiece as anatomy labs proliferate, whores and winos vanish, antisepsis appears in hospitals, and the world visits Philadelphia for its 1876 exposition. His painting, The Gross Clinic, evokes a literary vision of beauty, murder, and redemption, blending impasto pigments, medicine, and passion.
The Body is the Hero
By Ronald J. Glasser
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,960. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the amazing story of what happens when the immune system goes haywire. Reading like a scientific thriller, the book intertwines science with history to describe the discoveries and flashes of brilliance of men such as Semmelweise and Pasteur, and the modern-day struggles of doctors and researchers to pry out why the immune system saves one person and kills another. The book also recounts a