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

Egan, Timothy (Author).

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  • 19 of 21 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Parkdale Community Library 973.911 EGA 2009 (Text) 33892005580817 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 12/13/2011 On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0547394608
  • ISBN: 9780547394602
  • ISBN: 9780618968411
  • ISBN: 0618968415
  • Physical Description: x, 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note: Editions may vary.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919
Presidents United States Biography
Conservationists United States Biography
Pinchot, Gifford 1865-1946
Forest conservation United States History
Nature conservation United States History
National parks and reserves United States History
United States. National Park Service History
Forest fires Montana History
Forest fires Idaho History
United States. Forest Service History
Forest reserves United States History
United States. Forest Service History
Forest policy United States History
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