Read October MourningAuthor James Rada Jr. – groundhogwalking.co.uk

October Mourning In the midst of a World War, the true enemy was unseen It came with a handshake or a breath and it left behind 40 million dead In October 1918, World War I was winding down, but the world had yet to face the deadliest killer known Spanish Flu would devastate the world In Cumberland, Maryland, Dr Alan Keener, a young doctor fresh from medical school, suspects the flu has reached Allegany County He wants to take steps to prevent its spread, but he is met with resistance from old school doctors who believe that the flu s deadliness is overblown and easily treated They soon learn differently as the flu begins to spread throughout the county No one is safe from its effects A street preacher named Kolas aids the flu s spread During the delirium caused with his own bout with the flu, he believes he was anointed as the wrath of God and must spread to the flu to bring God s retribu tion on the world As Alan races along with other doctors trying to find some vaccine that works, he must deal with overwhelming sickness in the county Nearly half of the residents have the flu and many are dying Nurses and doctors are already in short supply because many are serv ing in the war It becomes a critical shortage now as many fall sick with the flu themselves and those left have a workload that would be overwhelming even if there had been no shortage The fight becomes personal for Alan as his daughter and then his wife fall victim to the flu Can he find a treatment to keep them alive or will they become one of the millions who are dying Free Download [ October Mourning ] by [ James Rada Jr. ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. So the topic was interesting The writing left something to be desired, chiefly an editor It is highly distracting to me to find literary mistakes and this book is full of them It was hard to get attached to any of the characters because there were so many and they had a tendency to disappear from the book fairly quickly If you re looking for a good pandemic film to watch I recommend Contagion and if you re looking for a good pandemic book to read I recommend World War Z The information in t So the ...

  2. In late 1918, World War I is winding down, but America s major cities, like Boston and Philadelphia, are being decimated by Spanish Flu.The disease hasn t yet reached Columbia, Maryland, where Dr Alan Keener, fresh out of medical school, treats a young mother named Sarah She is feeling sick and feverish, classic flu symptoms, for which she is told to go home and rest Sarah is found dead the next day, her lungs full of fluid.The local authorities are reluctant to declare a health emergency ove In late 1918, World War I is winding down, but America s major cities, like Boston and Philadelphia, are being decimated by Spanish Flu.The disease hasn t yet reached Columbia, Maryland, where Dr Alan Keener, fresh out of medical school, treats a young mother named Sarah She is feeling sick and feverish, classic flu symptoms, for which she is told to go home and rest Sarah is found dead the next day, her lungs full of fluid.The local authorities are reluctant to declare a health emergency over one death They become convinced after the local death toll starts climbing, fast All indoor gatherings are banned Church services are moved outside The local bars and taverns are forcibly closed People start acting justifiably paranoid, afraid to leave their houses unless absolutely necessary It becomes personal for Alan when his 5 year old becomes one of the fatalities, and his wife almost joins her.A traveling snake oil sale...

  3. This is the fictionalized story of the Spanish Flu in a small town in Maryland It is told from the perspective of a young doctor who loses a child in the epidemic It was good, as far as it went, however, the author could have done so muchwith this story He failed to follow so...