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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
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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326851
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Egan, Timothy
Dewey number
973.911
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E757
LC item number
.E325 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Presidents
  • Conservationists
  • Pinchot, Gifford
  • Forest conservation
  • Nature conservation
  • National parks and reserves
  • United States
  • Forest fires
  • Forest fires
  • Pinchot, Gifford
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • United States
  • Conservationists
  • Forest conservation
  • Forest fires
  • National parks and reserves
  • Nature conservation
  • Presidents
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America
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
  • 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
  • A fire at the end of the world
  • The living and the dead
  • What they saved
  • Fallout
  • One for the boys
  • Ashes
  • In on the creation
  • "A peculiar intimacy"
  • Roost of the robber barons
  • The Great Crusade
  • Deadwood days
  • Showdown
  • What they lost
Control code
ocn505420674
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
x, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780547394602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)505420674
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
  • 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
  • A fire at the end of the world
  • The living and the dead
  • What they saved
  • Fallout
  • One for the boys
  • Ashes
  • In on the creation
  • "A peculiar intimacy"
  • Roost of the robber barons
  • The Great Crusade
  • Deadwood days
  • Showdown
  • What they lost
Control code
ocn505420674
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
x, 324 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780547394602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)505420674

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