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The premonition : a pandemic story / Michael Lewis.

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  • 9 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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5 current holds with 14 total copies.

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Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell 614.59 LEW (Text) 38144000416091 Nonfiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 641.59 LEW (Text) 36806010351557 NEW ITEMS In process -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 614.592 LEW (Text) 33187004807224 Nonfiction Checked out 05/27/2021
Hartford City PL - Hartford City 614.59 L (Text) 76051000186686 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Kirklin PL - Kirklin 614.59 LEW (Text) 34123000248257 Adult Non-Fiction, 2nd Floor Reshelving -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF SOC. SCI. POLITICS LEWIS (Text) 37743002340277 Adult New Book Shelf Checked out 05/21/2021
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ75534 (Text) NWBRG75534 New Materials In process -
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Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library 614.592 LEWIS (Text) 71561000155252 Nonfiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Morocco Community Library 614.592 LEWIS (Text) 71561000155257 NWPLMNonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393881554
  • Physical Description: xv, 304 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The missing Americans -- PART 1. Prologue: The looking glass -- Dragon -- The making of a public-health officer -- The pandemic thinker -- Stopping the unstoppable -- Clairvoyance -- PART 2. The red phone -- The redneck epidemiologist -- In Mann Gulch -- The L6 -- PART 3. The bug in the system -- Optics -- Epilogue: The sin of omission.
Summary, etc.:
"For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about. Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis's taut and brilliant nonfiction thriller pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19. The characters you will meet in these pages are as fascinating as they are unexpected. A thirteen-year-old girl's science project on transmission of an airborne pathogen develops into a very grown-up model of disease control. A local public-health officer uses her worm's-eye view to see what the CDC misses, and reveals great truths about American society. A secret team of dissenting doctors, nicknamed the Wolverines, has everything necessary to fight the pandemic: brilliant backgrounds, world-class labs, prior experience with the pandemic scares of bird flu and swine flu...everything, that is, except official permission to implement their work. Michael Lewis is not shy about calling these people heroes for their refusal to follow directives that they know to be based on misinformation and bad science. Even the internet, as crucial as it is to their exchange of ideas, poses a risk to them. They never know for sure who else might be listening in"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: COVID-19 (Disease) > Forecasting.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Research.
Coronavirus infections > China > Wuhan.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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