The Great Boston Fire: The Inferno That Nearly Incinerated the City

The Great Boston Fire: The Inferno That Nearly Incinerated the City

by Stephanie Schorow

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Overview

The 1872 Great Boston Fire was barely contained after two days of spreading rapidly across the city, becoming one of the most expensive fire disasters in America. Stephanie Schorow, a seasoned Boston veteran, masterfully recounts the stories and heroics surrounding the fire, those which have all been slowly forgotten by the public. Collaborating with the Boston Fire Historical Society and featuring artwork from the time period, a dramatic narrative retold for a modern audience.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493054985
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 03/15/2022
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stephanie Schorow has been a reporter and editor for the Boston Herald, the Associated Press, the Stamford Advocate, and other newspapers around the country. She is the author of a number of books about Boston history and teaches both writing and pottery. She lives in Medford, Massachusetts. Visit her at www.stephanieschorow.com

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