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Boston on Fire by Stephanie Schorow
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Dec 09, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: history, wicked-good-books
Recommended for: anyone
Read in January, 2004

Boston history is the history of stuff burning down. Schorow's book weaves numerous compelling tales of fire through the ages, and Boston's unique role in firefighting and fire prevention. The Cocoanut Grove fire is well-documented here, an important reminder for all of the need for awareness and personal responsibility for fire safety.
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