Angie's Reviews > Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure

Invincible Microbe by Jim  Murphy
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Nov 17, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: juvenile-non-fic
Read from November 15 to 17, 2012

I thought it was quite interesting ... but with one caveat. I am the daughter of a doctor in public health. I grew up hearing about and watching concerns of spreading diseases and the importance of taking medications properly as well as getting vaccinations. There were some great primary source photographs and ads sprinkled throughout the pages. Plus I love reading historical fiction where consumption or delicate constitutions often played a part in the storyline.
If I did not have that background I'm not sure o would have found this as fascinating, though. cant quite put my finger on or. Something about the delivery was not as compelling as, for example, JM's book about the great Chicago fire.

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Invincible Microbe.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.