The Great FirePaperback - 2006
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On the night of October 8, 1871, in a small barn on DeKoven Street, a fire started. Two days later, 300 people were dead, 100,000 were homeless and 3.3 square miles of Chicago were in ruins. Yet the people of Chicago did not give up; they were determined to rebuild this great city by the lake. Jim Murphy's award-winning book about The Great Fire is thought to be the definitive guide to one o… (more)
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