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Circus Fire : A True Story of an American Tragedy - 00 edition

by Stewart O'Nan

Circus Fire : A True Story of an American Tragedy (ISBN10: 0385496850; ISBN13: 9780385496858)
ISBN13: 978-0385496858
ISBN10: 0385496850

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0385496841
ISBN10: 0385496842

Summary: 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 ...show moreon interviews with hundreds of survivors, O'Nan skillfully re-creates the horrific events and illuminates the psychological oddities of human behavior under stress: the mad scramble for the exits; the hero who tossed dozens of children to safety before being trampled to death.

Brilliantly constructed and exceptionally moving, The Circus Fire is history at its most compelling. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Press
Published: 06/12/2001
International: No

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