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The big burn: teddy roosevelt and the fire that saved america - kindle edition by timothy egan download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the big burn: teddy roosevelt and the fire that saved america. The big burn: idaho and montana, august 1910 a rainless summer, bizarre winds and sudden lightning merged hundreds of fires into a great inferno, leaving firefighters to fend off the big blowup.
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The great fire of 1910 (also commonly referred to as the big blowup, the big burn, or the devil's broom fire) was a wildfire in the western united states that burned three million acres (4,700 sq mi 12,100 km 2) in north idaho and western montana, with extensions into eastern washington and southeast british columbia, in the summer of 1910. Compelling story about the big burn fire in the bitterroot range of the rocky mountains in western montana and the idaho panhandle the fire itself was the catalyst and early justification - albeit a tragic and land-altering one - for the need for a national forest service. What makes the big burn particularly impressive is egan’s skill as an equal-opportunity storyteller by this i mean that he recounts the stories of men and women completely unknown to most of us with the same fervor he uses to report the stories of historic figures .
Timothy egan’s new book, the big burn, chronicles the doomed effort to fight the fire and the ensuing havoc, but it also tells a broader story, reflected in the book’s subtitle: teddy. This interview was originally broadcast on oct 29, 2009 'the big burn' is now available in paperback in his new book the big burn, author timothy egan takes us back to 1910, to the scene of the.