David Quammen

Acclaimed science writer David Quammen, author of EBOLA: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus (Norton), first came near the Ebola virus while he was traveling in the jungles of Gabon, accompanied by local men whose village had been devastated by a recent outbreak. In his book, he tells the story of Ebola—its past, present, and unknowable future.

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