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Chicago's great fire : the destruction and resurrection of an iconic American city

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text Chicago's great fire : the destruction and resurrection of an iconic American city

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Summary
"Between October 8-10, 1871, much of the city of Chicago was destroyed by one of the most legendary urban fires in history. Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago had grown at a breathtaking pace in barely three decades, from just over 4,000 in 1... Read more
Contents
"Kate! The barn is afire!" -- "To depress her rising consequence would be like an attempt to quench the stars" -- "A regular nest of fire" : the West Division -- "It was nothing but excitement" : the South division -- "I gave up all hopes of being... Read more
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xvi, 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Publisher
Atlantic Monthly Press 2020

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