THE BIG BURN: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America.

Egan, Timothy.

ISBN 10: 0618968415 / ISBN 13: 9780618968411
Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009. dj, 2009
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. Gripping account by this National Book Award winning author of the worst wild fire in the history of the United States. ÑA wind-swept wildfire that began on August 20, 1910, and consumed three million acres of forest in Idaho, Montana and Washington in just 36 hours. But paradoxically, this forest fire was the event that cemented the heroism of the young Forest Service (only 5 years old at the time) in the public mind and galvanized Teddy Roosevelt's campaign for public lands.SIGNED on a special "author luncheon" bookplate. Winner of the 2010 Washington State Book Award for history. Map, photographs, notes on sources, index. 324 pp. Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a near fine dust jacket with a cut-out on the front cover which reveals the underlying photograph. Bookseller Inventory # 58798

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Title: THE BIG BURN: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire ...

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2009. dj

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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