"Reads like a murder mystery. . . . [Desowitz] writes with uncommon lucidity and verse, leaving the reader with a vivid understanding of malaria and other tropical diseases, and the ways in which culture, climate and politics have affected their spread and containment."-New York TimesDesowitz, Robert S. is the author of 'Malaria Capers More Tales of Parasites and People, Research and Reality', published 1993 under ISBN 9780393310085 and ISBN 0393310086.