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A plague year

by Edward Bloor

  • 288 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Methamphetamine,
  • United Airlines Flight 93 Hijacking Incident, 2001,
  • Drug abuse,
  • Fiction,
  • Supermarkets,
  • Junior high schools,
  • Schools,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Coal mine accidents

  • About the Edition

    A ninth-grader who works with his father in the local supermarket describes the plague of meth addiction that consumes many people in his Pennsylvania coal mining town from 9/11 and the nearby crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville to the Quecreek Mine disaster in Somerset the following summer.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Bloor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B6236 Pl 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24804275M
    ISBN 109780375856815, 9780375956812, 9780375989377, 9780375846090
    LC Control Number2010050651

    Daniel Defoe Summary The speaker talks about his looking at the giant pit made for dead bodies before the Black Plague had hit his parish of Aldgate (one of the towns the Plague had hit the hardest) and how it has in dimension to accomodate the masses of dead people accumulating.   Geraldine Brooks' Year of Wonders is a terrific novel. I encourage all to overcome the intimidating fact that the novel is about the plague and diver right in to the work. Year of Wonders is an intelligent, engaging, emotional read--very well done indeed. Anna Firth is a survivor, in many by: 5.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Appendix: extracts from contemporary narratives in illustration of Defoe's 'Journal of the plague year, '" p.   On J , a special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly.

    A Plague Year (Book): Bloor, Edward: A ninth-grader who works with his father in the local supermarket describes the plague of meth addiction that consumes many people in his Pennsylvania coal mining town, from 9/11 and the nearby crash of United Flight 93 in Shanksville to the Quecreek Mine disaster in Somerset the following summer.   Journal of the Plague Year is a welcome addition to this ongoing series and a nice introduction to these three writers if you haven’t read their work before. Written on 23rd July by Allen Stroud. You may also like. Fiefdom. View Ill Wind. View The Drowned World. View The Exodus Towers. View The World Jones Made. ViewAuthor: Allen Stroud.


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This one is from and is the first of a trilogy. The situation is in the near future and nanotechnology has evolved into the machine plague, killing nearly 5 billion people.

Needless to say, civilization has crashed and there is famine and war/5. A Plague Year by Edward Bloor was an amazing book because of the whole situation.

I rated this book five stars because I like how this book is revolving around one regular teenagers life by a journal who Tom, the teenager, wrote. In this book their whole world is changing and everybody in it/5.

A Journal of the Plague Year is a novel by Daniel Defoe, telling the story of the Great Plague in London in the A plague year book The book was first published in March57 years after the event.

The book was first published in March57 years after the event/5(). A Journal of the Plague Year Unknown Binding – November 1, out of 5 stars ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and /5(). A Journal of the Plague Year is a book by Daniel Defoe, first published in March It is an account of one man's experiences of A plague year book yearin which the bubonic plague struck the city of London in what became known as the Great Plague of London, the last epidemic of plague in that city.

The book is told somewhat chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings, and with frequent digressions Author: Daniel Defoe. 10 Books About the Plague Holly Genovese Aug 9, This list of books about the Plague is sponsored by THE LAST HOURS by Minette Walter.

When the Black Death enters England inno one knows what manner of sickness it is. Fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for : Holly Genovese. An immediate triumph when it was published inThe Plague is in part an allegory of France's suffering under the Nazi occupation, and a timeless story of bravery and determination against the precariousness of human existence.

Read more Read less An Amazon Book with Buzz: "The Second Home" by Christina Clancy/5(). Inthe Great Plague swept through London, claiming nearlylives.

In A Journal of the Plague Year, Defoe vividly chronicles the progress of the epidemic. We follow his fictional narrator.

Plague Year by Stephanie S Tolan was first published inand is aimed at the Young Adult audience. Set in an American HIgh School, this story is straight to the point, at times shocking, often uncomfortable and has a strong message to tell/5.

A Journal of the Plague Year: Being Observations or Memorials of the Most Remarkable Occurrences, as well Public as Private, which Happened in London during the Last Great Visitation in Written by a Citizen who continued all the while in London. Never made public Size: 1MB.

Time period Key developments – BC (circa) In a Swedish tomb was excavated and discovered to harbor evidence of Yersinia pestis within the interred human remains. The estimated date of this individual's death is correlated to a period of European history known as the Neolithic decline; the presence of plague in the remains is evidence for the plague as a potential cause of this.

English writer Daniel Defoe gained great popularity with his well-known novels Robinson Crusoe () and Moll Flanders (). A Journal of the Plague Year, which is a fictional first-hand account. “A brilliant account of the last major outbreak of bubonic plague in Britain—and it can still educate readers three centuries later.” —BBC News “[A] classic of plague literature Camus was inspired by this book in writing The Plague.” —The Jerusalem Post “So grimly immediate you can practically smell the death and decay.”.

The Journal is a tale of his experiences during the plague that afflicted London in ; the work is thus fiction but is peppered with statistics, data, charts, and government documents. H.F. begins by relating rumors that the plague had come to Holland, and closely follows the bills of mortality.

A Journal of the Plague Year is a popular book by Daniel Defoe. Read A Journal of the Plague Year, free online version of the book by Daniel Defoe, on Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year consists of 1 parts for ease of reading.

Choose the part of A Journal of the Plague Year which you want to read from the table of contents to get started. A Journal of the Plague Year is a fictionalised account of one man's experiences of the yearin which the Great Plague struck the city of London.

The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. Although it purports to have been written only a few years after the event, it actually was written in the years just prior to the book's first publication in March A Journal of the Plague Year was first published in and is an account of the London plague epidemic inwhen Defoe was only five years old.

A Journal of the Plague Year is fiction but is told in first person, as if the narrator is there at the time of the epidemic. Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' () is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in which Defoe witnessed as.

With that in mind, I thought Id put together a list of young adult books about plagues and pestilenceincluding one of my favourites from when I was a teen: Jean Ures'Plague As always, feel free to add your suggestions in the comments.

(All blurbs taken from Amazon or Book Depository) Plague 99 by Jean Ure. Daniel Defoe's 'A Journal of the Plague Year' () is a fictionalized account of the bubonic plague epidemic that struck London in which Defoe witnessed as a five-year old, the year before the Great Fire of London.

This work is among the first English novels.Plague year. [Stephanie S Tolan] -- Sixteen-year-old David becomes intimately involved when a scandal is discovered about the strange new boy in his high school and everyone else turns against him. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for.A Plague Year. Edward Bloor. It's and zombies have taken over Tom's town. Meth zombies. The drug rips through Blackwater, PA, with a ferocity and a velocity that overwhelms starts small, with petty thefts of cleaning supplies and Sudafed from the supermarket where Tom works.

But by year's end there will be ruined, hollow.