Dark Tide

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press (MA)
ISBN: 0807096679
Size: 12.66 MB
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Around noon on January 15, 1919, a group of firefighters was playing cards in Boston's North End when they heard a tremendous crash.

A City So Grand

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807050431
Size: 45.99 MB
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"A City So Grand" chronicles this breathtaking period in Boston's history.

The Great Molasses Flood

Author: Deborah Kops
Publisher: Charlesbridge Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9781580893480
Size: 78.62 MB
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An account of the January 1919 molasses tank explosion in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks to uncover why the tank blew up and who was to blame through primary sources and archival photographs that show the extent of the damage.

Boston Strong

Author: Casey Sherman
Publisher: ForeEdge from University Press of New England
ISBN: 1611687284
Size: 35.34 MB
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If you're only going to read one book on this tragic but uplifting story, this is it.

The Boston Italians

Author: Steve Puleo
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 080705044X
Size: 12.74 MB
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In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the ...

The Race Underground

Author: Doug Most
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466842008
Size: 55.57 MB
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The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes corrupt interests, and an invention that changed the lives of millions.

Curse Of The Narrows

Author: Laura M. Mac Donald
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802718396
Size: 18.76 MB
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Laura M. Mac Donald is as adept at describing the dynamics of a chain reaction explosion as she is at chronicling unforgettable human dramas of miraculous survival, unfathomable loss, and the medical breakthroughs in pediatrics and eye ...

Blizzard Of Glass

Author: Sally M Walker
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1466805102
Size: 57.75 MB
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On December 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour.

Due To Enemy Action

Author: Stephen Puleo
Publisher: Untreed Reads
ISBN: 161187310X
Size: 60.54 MB
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Based on previously classified government documents, military records, personal interviews, and letters between crew members and their families, this is the saga of the courageous survival of ordinary sailors when their ship was torpedoed ...

Stealing God S Thunder

Author: Philip Dray
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588364616
Size: 16.88 MB
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In Stealing God’s Thunder, the story of Benjamin Franklin’s invention of the lightening rod and the resulting consequences, that sense of wonder and excitement and even fear comes beautifully to life.