The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy

The Circus Fire: A True Story of an American Tragedy

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The acclaimed author of A Prayer for the Dying brings all his narrative gifts to bear on this gripping account of tragedy and heroism-the great Hartford circus fire of 1944.

Halfway through a midsummer afternoon performance, Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus's big top caught fire. The tent had been waterproofed with a mixture of paraffin and gasoline; in seconds it was burning out of control, and more than 8,000 people were trapped inside. Drawing on interviews… (more)

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Publisher: Anchor (December 10, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 6.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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