From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
From Library Journal
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
The authors carefully and thoroughly gathered detailed and exhaustive information regarding all aspects of this tragedy.
Since the great Chicago fire occured the same day, the Peshtigo conflagration has been overlooked in American history, until now.
I would highly recommend reading this book, especially if you are into our histories of how communities come together in tragedy.
Excellent! Fourth grade classes are doing a study comparing the Chicago Fire to the Peshtigo Fire of the same year and they are getting a great deal of information from this book!Published 15 days ago by Debra Morse
Excellent book that I had to read for a class. The history of it and story are incredible and it is very easy to read. An incredible story! I would highly recommend to read.Published 2 months ago by Kaitlyn R.
Read this book because it is excellently written. The Peshtigo tragedy in depth - up close and personal. Read morePublished 9 months ago by jackeb53
"An old man of seventy-six thrashed on his cot after losing his wife, daughter, son, and eight grandchildren, crying out, 'Meine Frau, Meine Frau.'" (p. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Mike DePue, OFS
Exceptionally well written tragedy. I would highly recommend reading this book, especially if you are into our histories of how communities come together in tragedy.Published 16 months ago by Kathleen
One of those little know but hard to resist stories. Captures what happened admirably. Give it a try and you will get to learn about the other big Midwest fire.Published 16 months ago by Bob HYN
It was an ok read but was at times a little unevenly constructed. Some of the facts are in error as written The authors state that the U.S. Read morePublished 17 months ago by JimmyLong