1871 Disasters Great Chicago Fire
The Great Fire of 1871 was one of the most colossal disasters in American history-with damage so profound that few people believed the city of Chicago could ever rise again. By weaving personal accounts of actual survivors together with careful research, Jim Murphy constructs a riveting and dramatic narrative, ultimately revealing how the human spirit triumphed even in a time of deepest despair, and the people of Chicago found the courage and strength to build their city once again.
Tells the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, an inferno that forever changed the city's skyline. Written in graphic-novel format.