The Fatal Sleep: Africa's Killer Disease That Went Undiscovered for Centuries. Peter Kennedy.

The Fatal Sleep: Africa's Killer Disease That Went Undiscovered for Centuries

Edinburgh: Luath Press Limited, 2007.

Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 1/2". xix, 264pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth over boards with spine letteredin gilt. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and sound. Publisher's sticker to publisher's info page.

ABOUT THIS BOOK:
The Fatal Sleep focuses on the scourge of sleeping sickness in Africa. The disease, also known as Human African trypanosomiasis, is transmitted by the bite of the tsetse fly which holds captive a third of the entire African continent. Peter Kennedy's story aims to raise awareness of a disease that has so far been largely neglected by the industrialised Western nations, yet is a major killer in Africa. Peter Kennedy has spent much of his like devoted to the study of sleeping sickness in Africa and gives a intense portrait of the African Portrait.(Publisher). Very good / very good. Item #6469
ISBN: 190522267x

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