Books tagged: conflagration

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Burning Sands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
The Burnt District
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,580. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
April 10, 1845: A monstrous fire rips through the city of Pittsburgh. The body of a young girl is found in the rubble. Alone in his belief that her death was not an accident, Constable John Parker sets out to find her killer. His search takes him throughout the city and its hinterland, but all answers lead him back to The Burnt District.
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, Vol I
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Early History of a Midwestern Fire Department, rooted in volunterism, grounded in tradition and matured by over a hundred and fifty years of blood sweat and tears. A story of hard work, heart break, and heroism told from the department's perspective.
Lineage
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A mysterious man claims that he has come to aid Kayne in rescuing his father. This is strange news for Kayne as the Warlock Junai killed his father twenty years earlier, almost nine months prior to his birth. Kayne sets out on an adventure to claim the Phoenix Blade in hopes of freeing his father’s soul from the netherworld. Will he survive his journey into the netherworld?
1872 Chicago, Illinois Fireman Directory
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
I am publishing an 1872 Directory of Fireman for the City of Chicago. It includes railroads and Chicago businesses. I researched the book from the U.S. Business Directory of 1872, among other references. 1872 was the year after the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871. In this era firefighting was handled by steam engines. They were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.