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The great Chicago fire of 1871

Author: Paul Bennie
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2008.
Series: Great historic disasters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the great Chicago fire of 1871 and its aftermath.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bennie
ISBN: 9780791096383 0791096386
OCLC Number: 172521659
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: A National Event --
City in a Hurry --
Drought and Blaze --
"Everything Went Wrong!" --
South Side Inferno --
"It Takes All Sorts" --
North Side Holocaust --
City in a Hurry Again --
Nowhere to Go but Up.
Series Title: Great historic disasters.
Responsibility: Paul Bennie.
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What really happened in Mrs O'Leary's barn that autumn night in Chicago? The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 raged for more than 24 hours, obliterating the downtown and sparking a mass exodus to the  Read more...

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