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About this product
- DescriptionTwenty-two disasters spanning more than a two centuries are brought to life in this engagingly written volume. The stories include Philadelphia's yellow fever epidemic in 1793, a series of coal-mining disasters in the early 1900s, the Centralia fires that started in 1962 and burn even today, the tragic fate of United Airlines flight 93 in 2001, and the Quecreek Mine rescue of 2002.
- Author BiographyKaren Ivory, a former broadcast journalist in Philadelphia and New York, is a freelance writer happily based in the City of Brotherly Love.
- Author(s)Karen Ivory
- PublisherInsiders' Guide
- Date of Publication01/03/2007
- SubjectRegional History
- Series TitleDisasters Series
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintInsiders' Guide
- Out-of-print date20/07/2015
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight23 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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