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Title:Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Anthony Bourdain
Publisher:Bloomsbury USA
ISBN:1582341338
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:160
Category:Non fiction, History, Biography, Food, Historical, Science

Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical by Anthony Bourdain

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Typhoid Mary: An Urban Historical From the best selling author of Kitchen Confidential comes this true thrilling tale of pursuit through the kitchens of New York City at the turn of the century .

By the late nineteenth century it seemed that New York City had put an end to the outbreaks of typhoid fever that had so frequently decimated the city s population That is until when the disease broke out in a household in Oyster Bay Long Island Authorities suspected the family cook Mary Mallon of being a carrier But before she could be tested the woman soon to be known as Typhoid Mary had disappeared Over the course of the next three years Mary worked at several residences spreading her pestilence as she went In she was traced to a home on Park Avenue and taken into custody Institutionalized at Riverside Hospital for three years she was released only when she promised never to work as a cook again She promptly disappeared .

For the next five years Mary worked in homes and institutions in and around New York often under assumed names In February a devastating outbreak of typhoid at the Sloane Hospital for Women was traced to her She was finally apprehended and reinstitutionalized at Riverside Hospital where she would remain for the rest of her life .

i Typhoid Mary i is the story of her infamous life Anthony Bourdain reveals the seedier side of the early s and writes with his renowned panache about life in the kitchen uncovering the horrifying conditions that allowed the deadly spread of typhoid over a decade i Typhoid Mary i is a true feast for history lovers and Bourdain lovers alike

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