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The Great Fire

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 189 Ratings and 62 Reviews

Book Description
The Great Fire of 1871 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 the carefully researched history of Chicago and the disaster, Jim Murphy constru... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Press
BindingHardcover (17 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages144
ISBN-100590472674
ISBN-13978-0590472678
Publication Date04/01/1995
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12/13/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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1/9/2009 Kay Jackson said: One of my favorites. Jim Murphy is my hero. He blends the voices of the people in his books into a smooth narrative that takes the reader into the heart of the story.
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