The Fever Trail
In Search Of The Cure For MalariaBook - 2002
Relates the mission of three British explorers to find the cinchona tree, the source of a medicine that supposedly had cured a Spanish countess of malaria, in an account of geopolitical rivalry that pitted the New World against the Old.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002, c2001
Edition: 1st American ed
Branch Call Number: 616.9362
Characteristics: xv, 307 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm