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The great fire

by Shirley Hazzard

  • 19 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong (China),
  • England,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence -- Fiction,
    • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Fiction,
    • Hong Kong (China) -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction,
    • Japan -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShirley Hazzard.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.H369 G74 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3686102M
      ISBN 100374166447
      LC Control Number2003049189

      This book, published by St. Louis Book and News Co. not long after the fire, is composed of reprints of articles from newspapers around the country documenting the fire, including the St. Louis Times, the New York Tribune, the New York Sun, the Chicago Evening Journal, the Chicago Tribune, and a paper identified only as "The Spectator.". May 05,  · The Great Fire Of London audio book.

      Newberry honor book, The Great Fire is a useful place to start this journey through Chicago in the late 's. Reading about The Great Fire helps lay the foundation for understanding part of why the World Colombian Exposition of in Chicago was so important. Chicago wanted to show the world how they had overcome this devastating event.4/5(35). The Great Fire (Today Show Book Club #16) by Shirley Hazzard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at driftwood-dallas.com

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The Great Fire [Jim Murphy] on driftwood-dallas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Great Fire of was one of most colossal disasters in American history. Overnight, the flourshing city of Chicago was transformed into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again.

By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with Cited by: This was a good, short book on the Great Chicago fire of Murphy describes the area, construction, & weather leading up to the disaster. While he uses many personal accounts, newspaper articles, & historical references, he follows 4 disparate people who lived through the fire/5.

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Oct 14,  · The Great Fire by Shirley Hazard gives the impression of a novel where the author never came to know her own characters, except perhaps on a clipboard. There are many reviews heralding the book & its author but with a gestation process of some 20 years, the tale seems unfinished/5.

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This book gives different accounts of the great Chicago fire of This book has illustrations as well as actual pictures of Chicago before and after the fire. I enjoyed the way the book begins and gives great details of what the first witness to the fire saw.4/5.

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Surely an. The Great Fire. It was Sunday and an unusually warm evening for October eighth, so Daniel “Peg Leg” Sullivan left his stifling little house in the west side of Chicago and went to visit neighbors.

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The Great Fire by Jim Murphy. With spellbinding detail, Murphy follows the spread of the Great Chicago Fire of read more. With spellbinding detail, Murphy follows the spread of. Great Fire of London, (September 2–5, ), the worst fire in London’s history.

It destroyed a large part of the City of London, including most of the civic buildings, old St. Paul’s Cathedral, 87 parish churches, and about 13, houses. On Sunday, September 2,the fire began accidentally. Shirley Hazzard's stunning new novel, The Great Fire, is set largely in Asia inbut the ravages of war are very much at its heart Shirley Hazzard has gifted us, in The Great Fire, a novel of indispensable happiness and sorrow.

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In Octobera fire that began in a barn in Chicago spread throughout much of the city. It killed hundreds of people, destroyed thousands of buildings, and left almostpeople homeless. "Fire, Fire, Fire," shouts Jim Murphy, reconstructing the events surrounding the Great Fire of Chicago in Weaving together personal accounts and historical facts, he presents a minute-by-minute portrayal of the Fire's destructive path, peoples' unsuccessful attempts to 5/5(5).The Great Fire of was one of the most colossal disasters in American history.

Overnight, the flourishing city of Chicago was transformed into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again. It all began one Sunday evening when a small fire broke out inside the O'Learys' barn.The Text: Excerpt from The Great Fire by Jim Murphy It was Sunday and an unusually warm evening for October eighth, so Daniel “Peg Leg” Sullivan left his stifling little house in the west side of Chicago and went to visit neighbors.