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It's called The Ghost Map and it is about a cholera epidemic in 1850s London.
Written by the same gentleman who brought us Everything Bad is Good for You which is also a good read, Ghost Map is a grisly story told with an odd sort of panache.
The Ghost Map, among many other things-will be introducing Joe and posing questions of his own, and I will be interviewing Joe about the book and its urban implications.
The Ghost Map, Johnson doesn't limit himself to a deep, biographical account of a single invention.
It's a another book in the vein of The Ghost Map -- an idea book wrapped around an historical narrative, and like Ghost Map, it ...
The Ghost Map also shows how the discovery of the origin of the cholera epidemic, and the ensuing knowledge of the spread of disease, has influenced the way water systems and cities are built today.
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