Donna Jo Atwood's Reviews > The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

The Big Burn by Timothy Egan
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Jul 12, 10

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bookshelves: 2010-summer-challenge, american-politicians, history, nonfiction, trees, u-s-history
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This history of an enormous forest fire (the size of Connecticut) is also a story of individual actions, government response, and new expectations. Rather timely, given the oil spill going on now.

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