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The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America

Author: Timothy Egan; Robertson Dean
Publisher: [Grand Haven, Mich.] : Brilliance Audio, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in the fires of today.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2009021881
(OCoLC)313658042
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Gifford Pinchot
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Egan; Robertson Dean
ISBN: 9781441806994 1441806997
OCLC Number: 460170036
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 9:58:53.
Performer(s): Read by Robertson Dean.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 143490 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Timothy Egan.

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Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in the fires of today.

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