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Wildfire Loose: The Week Maine Burned, 50th Anniversary Edition

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Published January 1st 1997 by Down East Books
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Geevee
Apr 15, 2012 Geevee rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Bentley and anyone from Maine
Shelves: american-history
The fires of October 1947 consumed over 200,000 acres with 15 people dying and many hundreds being made homeless and considerable numbers losing their livelihoods.

Joyce Butler's book is one of quality research using contemporary reports and publications with a large number of interviews with survivors of the fires (tape recorded by the author 1976-78).

The book describes the background to how the fires were able to spread with such speed over so vast areas, and also the people of Maine - firefigh
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