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The Resource Fire on the water, Scott MacGregor ; illustrated by Gary Dumm ; introduction by Paul Buhle

Fire on the water, Scott MacGregor ; illustrated by Gary Dumm ; introduction by Paul Buhle

Label
Fire on the water
Title
Fire on the water
Statement of responsibility
Scott MacGregor ; illustrated by Gary Dumm ; introduction by Paul Buhle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel based on a true tale of heroism and invention in the tunnels beneath Lake Erie in 1916. This original graphic novel imagines the lives of blue-collar workers involved in the real-life Lake Erie tunnel disaster of 1916 in Cleveland. Author Scott MacGregor and illustrator Gary Dumm tell the intersecting stories of a brilliant African American inventor, Ben Beltran (based on the real-life Garrett Morgan, Sr.), desperate immigrants tunneling beneath Lake Erie, and corrupt overseers who risk countless lives for profit. As historical fiction, Fire on the Water sheds light not only on one of America's earliest man-made ecological disasters but also on racism and the economic disparity between classes in the Midwest at the turn of the century
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10875538
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacGregor, Scott
Dewey number
741.5973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.M33
LC item number
F54 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dumm, Gary
  • Buhle, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Construction workers
  • Construction industry
  • Tunnels
  • Underground construction
  • Structural failures
  • Construction industry
  • Structural failures
  • Tunnels
  • Underground construction
  • Ohio
Label
Fire on the water, Scott MacGregor ; illustrated by Gary Dumm ; introduction by Paul Buhle
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Inspired by the true-life tragedy."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • It's a miracle
  • Chapter 5.
  • A brother of invention
  • Chapter 6.
  • Too beautiful for tragedy
  • Chapter 7.
  • Gone ... then gone again
  • Chapter 8.
  • A simple, ordinary man
  • Chapter 9.
  • Introduction
  • Aftermath: the significance of things as large as lakes
  • Garret A. Morgan: a man for all times
  • Chapter 1.
  • The man in the moon
  • Chapter 2.
  • Dig "til we drop"
  • Chapter 3.
  • Gobshite!
  • Chapter 4.
Control code
on1111923034
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781419741166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1111923034
Label
Fire on the water, Scott MacGregor ; illustrated by Gary Dumm ; introduction by Paul Buhle
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Inspired by the true-life tragedy."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • It's a miracle
  • Chapter 5.
  • A brother of invention
  • Chapter 6.
  • Too beautiful for tragedy
  • Chapter 7.
  • Gone ... then gone again
  • Chapter 8.
  • A simple, ordinary man
  • Chapter 9.
  • Introduction
  • Aftermath: the significance of things as large as lakes
  • Garret A. Morgan: a man for all times
  • Chapter 1.
  • The man in the moon
  • Chapter 2.
  • Dig "til we drop"
  • Chapter 3.
  • Gobshite!
  • Chapter 4.
Control code
on1111923034
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9781419741166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1111923034

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