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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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Timothy
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Pinchot, Gifford
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • Conservationists
  • Forest conservation
  • Nature conservation
  • National parks and reserves
  • Forest fires
  • Forest fires
Label
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
x, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780547394602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)505420674
  • (OCoLC)ocn505420674
  • 844978
Label
The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America, Timothy Egan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
x, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780547394602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)505420674
  • (OCoLC)ocn505420674
  • 844978

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