The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America [With Earbuds]

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America [With Earbuds]

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441829825
Publisher: Findaway World
Publication date: 11/28/2009
Series: Playaway Adult Nonfiction Series
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

TIMOTHY EGAN is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and the author of five books, most recently THE WORST HARD TIME, which won a National Book Award for nonfiction. He writes a weekly column, Outposts, for the New York Times and lives in Seattle, Washington.

Hometown:

Seattle, Washington

Date of Birth:

November 8, 1954

Table of Contents

Prologue: A Fire at the End of the World 1

Part I In on the Creation

1 "A Peculiar Intimacy" 17

2 Roost of the Robber Barons 39

5 The Great Crusade 53

4 Deadwood Days 73

5 Showdown 86

Part II What They Lost

6 Summer of Smoke 105

7 Men, Men, Men! 116

8 Spaghetti Westerners 129

9 Firestorm's Eve 141

10 Blowup 154

11 The Lost Day 158

12 The Lost Night 172

13 Towns Afire 187

14 To Save a Town 201

15 The Missing 211

16 The Living and the Dead 227

Part III What They Saved

17 Fallout 239

18 One for the Boys 249

19 Ashes 263

Notes on Sources 287

Acknowledgments 307

Index 309

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