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The author tells the story of the huge and devastating fire that followed the 1906 earthquake in San Franccisxo in the style sometimes referred to as "creative nonfiction". Read morePublished 9 days ago by Christopher Moss
If you ever wondered how they did it back in those days, this is for you. It really surprised me how they managed back then before modern equipment. Read morePublished 4 months ago by dan
Brings the fire and destruction to life while providing interesting back stories on several famous characters of the time. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Elizabeth Grant
This is a thorough and moving chronicle of the great earthquake and fire. I was born and raised in San Francisco so this story is part of our history. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Karen M. Osgood
Dennis Smith is best-known for his raw memoir, "Report From Engine Co. 82," which made him the bard for firefighters everywhere, and "Report From Ground Zero,"... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Kiwiwriter
I am in love with this book. Most all of Dennis Smith's facts are based on real people who survived and the history of the Great Quake and Fire is riviting. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Carol Tigerman
A thrilling perspective - hard to imagine the devastation of an earthquake and fire like this without the help of firsthand accountsPublished 22 months ago by read&drawgramma
This was an extremely well written book providing some insights to the San Francisco earthquake that went far beyond the destruction caused during this event. Read morePublished on February 12, 2014 by Mike Callahan
This is not a book about the earthquake. While the quake is discussed, it is referenced as the trigger event for the book that follows. Read morePublished on December 21, 2013 by Doug_SJ