The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Parasite and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease by Daisy Hernández

The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Parasite and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease

Daisy Hernández

nonfiction biography health sociology emotional reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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While growing up in a New Jersey factory town in the 1980s, Daisy Hern ndez believed that her aunt became deathly ill from eating an apple in South America. No one spoke of infectious diseases when she translated between English and Spanish for he...
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