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Appendix Summary

The appendix contains factual data about events that are described in the novel, including notes about the epidemic and the various treatment strategies espoused by doctors of the time. The appendix also discusses the disposition of the mass graves, the flight of Blanchard's hot air balloon, and the historical Charles Willson Peale family. A section on the Free African Society summarizes the organized contribution of African-Americans during the epidemic. Additional notes discuss life in Philadelphia during the 1790s, including coffeehouses, French influence, politics, and food markets. Several famous physicians are noted and discussed, as is the current world situation regarding Yellow Fever.

Appendix Analysis

The appendix contains many interesting notes about historic events and non-fictional people, and serves as an introduction to many aspects of the novel that are supported by extensive extra-textual information. Its placement at the end of the fictional chapters allows the novel to...

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