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Jim Murphy

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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure (2012)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Very easy read - I picked it up in the search for a book I read as a child about a scientist who discovered a cure for some illness. I loved the book....but I've never been able to find it again. Anyway - this was sort of along those same lines. Written for a relatively young ...
The Giant and How He Humbugged America (2012)
3.53 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Jim Murphy just has a way of writing a very readable book. He's careful to include background information and brief explanations of topics he refers to without disrupting the flow of the story. This particular story is both fascinating and mind-boggling. Not only did the men be...
Truce: The Day the Soldiers Stopped Fighting (2009)
4.03 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This historical non-fiction story depicts the miraculous story that took place in the horrors of World War 1. It was the first war fought with modern weapons, but old tactics. People still believe that war should be fought in a “gentleman” fashion and charge forward in straight l...
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