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The Resource The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan

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

Label
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America
Title
The big burn
Title remainder
Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Egan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.911
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E757
  • E757
LC item number
  • .E325 2009
  • .E325 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-305) and index
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
Control code
313658042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618968411
Lccn
2009021881
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)313658042
Label
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-305) and index
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
Control code
313658042
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780618968411
Lccn
2009021881
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)313658042

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