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The big burn

Author: Timothy Egan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : 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: Biography
History
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Gifford Pinchot; Theodore Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Egan
ISBN: 9780618968411 0618968415
OCLC Number: 690196796
Notes: Bibliographie disponible à l'adresse.
Description: 1 vol. (X-324 p., [8] p. de pl. : ill., cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 24 cm.
Contents: A fire at the end of the world --
In on the creation. "A peculiar intimacy" ; Roost of the robber barons ; The Great Crusade ; Deadwood days ; Showdown --
What they lost. Summer of smoke ; Men, men, men! ; Spaghetti Westerners ; Firestorm's eve ; Blowup ; The lost day ; The lost night ; Towns afire ; To save a town ; The missing ; The living and the dead --
What they saved. Fallout ; One for the boys ; Ashes
Other Titles: A fire at the end of the world.
In on the creation. "A peculiar intimacy" ; Roost of the robber barons ; The Great Crusade ; Deadwood days ; Showdown.
What they lost. Summer of smoke ; Men, men, men! ; Spaghetti Westerners ; Firestorm's eve ; Blowup ; The lost day ; The lost night ; Towns afire ; To save a town ; The missing ; The living and the dead.
What they saved. Fallout ; One for the boys ; Ashes.
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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