The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America /

Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in...

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Main Author: Egan, Timothy.
Language: English
Published: Boston : Mariner Books, 2010, ©2009.
Edition: 1st Mariner books ed.
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Format: Printed Book Book Nonfiction
Summary: Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in the fires of today.
Physical Description: x, 324 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-305) and index.
ISBN: 9780547394602
0547394608