A Summer Plague

Polio and its Survivors
Author(s): 
Gould, Tony
ISBN: 
0300072767
Date published: 
January 1997
Paperback
Price: 
£12.95
Pages: 
384

This book is the most comprehensive and compelling account of the century's polio epidemics yet written. Interweaving biographical, political, social and medical history, Tony Gould - a distinguished British writer and himself a polio survivor - traces the rise and fall of the epidemic and describes the individuals who were influential in its treatment and conquest.