Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Death in the Air: The True Story of a Serial Killer, the Great London Smog, and the Strangling of a City

Author: Kate Winkler Dawson
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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London in 1952 was a still recovering from the devastation wrought by World War II: rationing was still in effect, rates of crime and unemployment were high, and the national economy was in shambles. In an effort to repay its massive war debt, the British government was selling its clean-burning coal to America, and Londoners were forced to make do with the cheap brown coal. That winter, as the weather turned  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Winkler Dawson
ISBN: 9780316506830 0316506834
OCLC Number: 1084327275
Notes: Paperback / softback.
Description: 368 pages ; 216 x 135 mm
Responsibility: Kate Winkler Dawson.

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A "fascinating, beautifully readable, compulsively readable book" (Douglas Preston) that tells the real-life story of the Great London Smog of 1952--an utterly preventable natural disaster that  Read more...

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