Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky

Polio: An American Story is a book by David M. Oshinsky, professor of history at The University of Texas at Austin, which documents the polio epidemic in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s and the race to find a cure. It was published in 2005 by the Oxford University Press and won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for History and the 2005 Herbert Hoover Book Award.

The 825th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for History (Pulitzer Prize)

Buy This Book

Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Polio: An American Story Kindle Edition 69444 $9.99 2005
Polio: An American Story Hardcover 5729745 $549.27 $51.98 2006
Polio: An American Story Paperback 130911 $6.98 $4.57 2006
Polio: An American Story Hardcover 519411 $22.29 $6.85 2005
Polio: An American Story Paperback 6836847 $33.66 $19.03