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The Plague and I, Paperback / softback Book


"Getting tuberculosis in the middle of your life is like starting downtown to do a lot of urgent errands and being hit by a bus.

When you regain consciousness you remember nothing about the urgent errands.

You can't even remember where you were going." Thus begins Betty MacDonald's memoir of her year in a sanatorium just outside Seattle battling the "White Plague." MacDonald uses her offbeat humor to make the most of her time in the TB sanatorium-making all of us laugh in the process.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9780295999784



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