Great Chicago Fire
New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Maberry presents a quirky collection of stories starring a whole cast of the ever-popular undead-including one story written exclusively for Blackstone Audio. Calling Death A nonviolent zombie story set in Appalachia Chokepoint A semi-sequel to Dead of Night in which four army reservists are assigned to hold a small rural bridge during the early days of the zombie apocalypse Pegleg and Paddy Save the World A zombie story involving a couple of idiot moonshiners, a comet, gangsters, zombies, and the Great Chicago Fire The Wind through the Fence A downbeat psychological drama set in the bleak wastelands a few years after the zombie apocalypse Death Poem of Sensei Otoro An exclusive zombie story written especially for Blackstone Audio With humor and rich storytelling, Maberry brings you zombies as you've never seen them before.
From bestselling author Jonathan Maberry comes a zombie story involving a couple of idiot moonshiners, a comet, gangsters, zombies, and the Great Chicago Fire. This story was previously published in the collection Hungry Tales.
From the nearly-forgotten files of a great Chicago newspaper, this on-the-scene account brings to life the all-encompassing fire of 1871. Covered by a reporter on the street, it describes in graphic detail the destruction, fear and heroism coupled with history's most famous fire. Told by Ernie Winstanley.
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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.
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Originally not wanting to come to Chicago, young Oscar Starling finds himself not only in the middle of the city, but trying to survive when the town is ablaze.
A master of literary naturalism, Dreiser is known for his great intensity and keen journalistic eye as he examines real-life subjects. This powerful novel explores the dynamics of the financial world during the Civil War and after the stock-market panic caused by the Great Chicago Fire. The first in a "trilogy of desire," The Financier tells the story of the ruthlessly dominating broker Frank Cowperwood as he climbs the ladder of success, his adoring mistress championing his every move.
Could an entire city really burn to the ground? Oscar Starling never wanted to come to Chicago. But then Oscar finds himself not just in the heart of the big city, but in the middle of a terrible fire! No one knows exactly how it began, but one thing is clear: Chicago is like a giant powder keg about to explode. An army of firemen is trying to help, but this fire is a ferocious beast that wants to devour everything in its path, including Oscar! Will Oscar survive one of the most famous and devastating fires in history? Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times bestselling series.
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Did the Great Chicago Fire really start after a cow kicked over a lantern in a barn? Find out the truth in this addition to the What Was? series. On Sunday, October 8, 1871, a fire started on the south side of Chicago. A long drought made the neighbor
*Includes pictures *Includes eyewitness accounts of the disaster *Includes a bibliography for further reading "The fire was barely fifteen minutes old. What followed was a series of fatal errors that set the fire free and doomed the city to a fiery death." - Jim Murphy, The Great Fire It had taken about 40 years for Chicago to grow from a small settlement of about 300 people into a thriving metropolis with a population of 300,000, but in just two days in 1871, much of that progress was burned to the ground.
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Newbery Honor author Susan Campbell Bartoletti brings the story of a young girl caught up in a web of murder, lies, and the Great Fire of Chicago to bold life. In the spring of 1871, fourteen-year-old Pringle Rose learns that her parents have been killed in a terrible carriage accident. After her uncle Edward and his awful wife, Adeline, move into the Pringle family's home - making life for her and her younger brother, Gideon, unbearable - Pringle runs away with Gideon to Chicago, seeking refuge from the tragedy, and hoping to start a new life.
Tells the story of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, an inferno that forever changed the city's skyline. Written in graphic-novel format.
The epic of Chicago is the story of the emergence of modern America. Here, witness Chicago's growth from a desolate fur-trading post in the 1830s to one of the world's most explosively alive cities by 1900. Donald Miller's powerful narrative embraces it all: Chicago's wild beginnings, its reckless growth, its natural calamities (especially the Great Fire of 1871), its raucous politics, its empire-building businessmen, its world-transforming architecture, its rich mix of cultures, its community of young writers and journalists, and its staggering engineering projects - which included the reversal of the Chicago River and raising the entire city from prairie mud to save it from devastating cholera epidemics.
Jim Murphy's Newbery Honor Book available for the first time in paperback. "Vivid firsthand descriptions by persons who lived through the 1871 Chicago fire are woven into a gripping account. Absorbing and riveting reading." The Horn Book, starred review
"It is a meditation on Chicago's old soul. a witty, seductive, live-wire and greatly entertaining dark comedy that you just don't want to end." -"Chicago Tribune"The sting, the speed and marksmanship of the gimcracks his characters fire at each other. drips the kind of soulful, energized sarcasm that has long characterized Letts'] work as an actor and playwright.
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2017, ISBN13 9781536681567, ISBN10 1536681563
In Whispers of Love, Civil War widow Jessie Wagstaff must fend for herself and her son. When a stranger, Lee Smith, befriends Jessie's son, even though she recognizes nine-year-old Linc's need for a father figure, she's reluctant to let a new man into their life. When the Great Chicago Fire blazes, every heart is pushed to its limits. In Lost In His Love, Jessie's son Linc, a social activist and reporter, charms his way through the upper class of San Francisco to build much-needed support for his fight against child labor.
The Deadly Night of October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire and the Peshtigo Fire
Great Chicago Fire
Little footage exists of the original blues giants in their prime, but Bluebird's "When The Sun Goes Down" launches its video series with the first authorized film about "Howlin' Wolf" - the bluesman who epitomized the soul of the Delta and the fire of Chicago! Director Don McGlynn has created a compelling portrait of one of the all-time greatest bluesmen, including an incredible compendium of never-before-seen footage of the great "Howlin' Wolf".
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Award-winning author Jim Murphy whisks you back in time to witness the disastrous 1871 Chicago Fire. He depicts the tragedy so vividly, you can almost feel the scorching heat and hear the roar of the blaze as it reduces the bustling city to a smoldering wasteland. On a warm Sunday evening, a fire breaks out in a barn. No one worries about it-fires are common in Chicago.
Challenge yourself with this collection of original puzzles and cross words celebrating the communities and institutions that make Chicago one of the world's greatest cities Each puzzle has a different theme, including: * The great sports teams: the Bears, Cubs & White Sox * Beloved institutions: Shedd Aquarium, Brookfield Zoo, etc. * The city's wonderfully diverse communities * Famous people like actors, mayors and scientists * Historic events like the Great Chicago Fire * A special puzzle dedicated to the great Chicago author Studs Terkel Plus, fans of the quintessential Chicago movie "Ferris Beuller's Day Off" will enjoy a special crossword all about this classic movie which embraced the city as few movies ever have
History of the Great Chicago Fire, October 8, 9, and 10, 1871.
What we don't know, can hurt us. The city of Chicago has had its share of bad luck. There was the Great Fire in 1871, the Eastland Disaster in 1915 and the St. Valentine Massacre in 1929. While the city would eventually recover from these tragedies, Al Ca
Shortly after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, Irish detective Frank Hanley is assigned the case of a murdered rabbi. He is aided in his investigation by the rabbi's daughter, Rivka. They uncover political corruption involving Irish gangsters and a prominent relief organization
Michael Harvey's sizzling follow-up to The Chicago Way ("A magnificent debut that should be read by all"-John Grisham; "This book heralds the arrival of a major new voice"-Michael Connelly) opens with a murder in contemporary Chicago and winds its way back to Mrs. O'Leary's cow and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.When PI Michael Kelly is hired by an ex-flame to tail her abusive husband, he expects trouble of a domestic rather than a historical nature.
The skyscraper has changed the face of urban architecture-and it all started in Chicago. Born out of the ashes of Chicago's Great Fire of 1871, the first skyscraper, the Home Insurance Building located at the northeast corner of LaSalle and Adams Streets
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From the very beginning, Chicago thrived on its reputation as a wide-open town. After the Great Fire, no part of the city was rebuilt more quickly than the vice districts, where bribed cops and brutal force emboldened professional wickedness to celebrate itself with gala events like the First Ward Ball, begun in honor of a madam's pianist and often so crowded that passed-out drunks couldn't even fall to the floor.
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When the great Seattle fire of 1889 leaves them with nothing to lose, two very different women discover a mutual passion for revenge. Chicago socialite and art patron Geneva Langley has brought scandal to her family for the last time. Her latest and boldest act of immodesty is too much for her father to bear, and he banishes her to Seattle, along with her scheming, ambitious husband, Nathan.
On October 8, 1871, four decades after its founding, Chicago's destiny was rewritten 'with a pen of fire'. This study considers the mythic proportions of the Great Chicago Fire as the city reshaped its own tragedy into an archetype of the modern struggle against adversity. It attempts to resolve the city's conflicted identity into a unity.
Historic Maps and Views of Chicago contains twenty-four historic maps and views of Chicago and its environsâ dating from the 1700s through the presentâ ready for framing in a custom format or in a standard 11? x 14? frame. This stunning and fascinating selection of images from The Granger Collection includes Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable's cabin in 1820, Abraham Lincoln's funeral, maps before and after the great fire of 1871, the first skyscraper, images of the "White City" from World's Columbian Exposition in1893, as well as art from the groundbreaking 1909 Chicago Plan.
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Very Good 1467125660 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 Chicago Fire Private Collect VERY GOOD/WITH NO JACKET, 127 pp. Text clean; from a private collection and shows little sign of use. Tan boards with gold text and illustration post-fire. Numerous b/w illustrations. Binding stitched and tight.
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The second volume in Britannia's Fist, a remarkable trilogy of alternative history.A Rainbow of Blood continues the epic, exciting story that began in Peter G. Tsouras's previous alternate history, Britannia's Fist. The Great War accelerates during a few desperate weeks in October 1863. From the bayous of Louisiana to the green hills of the Hudson Valley, from Chicago in flames to the gates of Washington itself, the conflict uncoils in ropes of fire.
Amid Chicago's North Shore communities is a national landmark-the former U.S. Army Base at Fort Sheridan (1887-1993). Fort Sheridan was created out of the civil and labor unrest following the Chicago Fire of 1871, the great Railway Strike of 1877, and th
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Offering a rich and expansive history that extends far beyond the familiar anecdotes about Abraham Lincoln and the Great Chicago Fire, this title gathers drawings, engravings, photographs, maps and other illustrations to inspire imaginations young and old to envision the history of Illinois in all its depth and breadth. Reprint. (History)
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Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes such as the great Chicago fire, the sinking of the Titanic, and hurricane Katrina, Brenda Guiberson explores the causes and effects, as well as the local and global reverberations of these calamitous events.
Chicago was once the second-largest Bohemian city outside the Czech lands. The Czechs first settled, serendipitously, behind the notorious O'Leary barn. Spared the Great Fire of 1871, they were displaced several blocks south by the ensuing land crush. The
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As owner of the 57th Illinois Watch Company, Mollie Knox's future looks bright until the night the legendary Great Chicago Fire destroys her beloved city. With her world crumbling around her, Mollie will do whatever it takes to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating fire. Zack Kazmarek, an influential attorney for one of Chicago's finest department stores, is a force to be reckoned with among the city's most powerful citizens.
The City of Big Shoulders has always been our most quintessentially American-and world-class-architectural metropolis. In the wake of the Great Fire of 1871, a great building boom-still the largest in the history of the nation-introduced the first modern skyscrapers to the Chicago skyline and began what would become a legacy of diverse, influential, and iconoclastic contributions to the city's built environment.
Subtitle: With a History of the Rise and Progress of Chicago, the "young Giant." to Which Is Appended a Record of the Great Fires in the Past General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1871 Original Publisher: H.S. Goodspeed
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The epic of Chicago is the story of the emergence of modern America. Here, witness Chicago's growth from a desolate fur-trading post in the 1830s to one of the world's most explosively alive cities by 1900. Donald Miller's powerful narrative embraces it all: Chicago's wild beginnings, its reckless growth, its natural calamities (especially the Great Fire of 1871), its raucous politics, its empire-building businessmen, its world-transforming architecture, its rich mix of cultures, its community of young writers and journalists, and its staggering engineering projects-which included the reversal of the Chicago River and raising the entire city from prairie mud to save it from devastating cholera epidemics.
In this landmark narrative history of Chicago during the Civil War, Theodore J. Karamanski examines the people and events that formed this critical period in the city's history. Using diaries, letters, and newspapers that survived the Great Fire of 1871,
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In late-nineteenth-century Chicago, visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field made his fortune wooing women customers with his famous motto, "Give the lady what she wants." His legendary charm also won the heart of socialite Delia Spencer and led to an infamous love affair. The night of the Great Fire, as seventeen-year-old Delia watches the flames rise and consume what was the pioneer town of Chicago, she can't imagine how much her life, her city, and her whole world are about to change-nor can she guess that the agent of that change will not simply be the fire but more so the man she meets that night.
From the New York Times bestselling author of the Luxe series comes a lush, romantic novel about the love triangle that started Chicago's infamous Great Fire. It's 1871, and Emmeline Carter is poised to take Chicago's high society by storm. Between her father's sudden rise to wealth and her recent engagement to Chicago's most eligible bachelor, Emmeline has it all.
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman-these remarkable events in what many considered the quintessential American city forced people across the country to confront the disor