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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
by Erik Larson
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An amazing history that recounts the inconceivable events surrounding the Chicago World's Fair in 1893, Larson's tale captures a time and place that vividly come to life. The central characters in this tale are Daniel H. Burnham, the architect... (read more)

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Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 (P.S.)
Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894 (P.S.)
by Daniel James Brown
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In 1894, two fires south of Hinckley, Minnesota, combined to create one of the deadliest and most destructive fires in history. Brown weaves together the amazing true story of how the survivors escaped to change a nation.... (read more)

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The Children's Blizzard (P.S.)
The Children's Blizzard (P.S.)
by David Laskin
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Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered "land, freedom, and hope." The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by... (read more)

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A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 (P.S.)
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 (P.S.)
by Simon Winchester
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"If you liked Krakatoa, The Professor and the Madman, or any of Winchester's other works, you'll like this one. He explains geological ideas well, and is well on his way to being the new ambassador of geology's influence on human history. He places... (read more)

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The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
by Douglas Brinkley
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In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest... (read more)

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Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time (P.S.)
Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time (P.S.)
by Michael Perry
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Welcome to New Auburn, Wisconsin, where the local vigilante is a farmer's wife armed with a pistol and a Bible, the most senior member of the volunteer fire department is a cross-eyed butcher with one kidney and two ex-wives (both of whom work at the... (read more)

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Truck: A Love Story (P.S.)
Truck: A Love Story (P.S.)
by Michael Perry
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The author of Population: 485 returns, delivering a truckload of humor, heart, and...gardening tips? Think Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, complete with stock cars, sexy vegetables, and a laugh track. "All I wanted to do was fix my old... (read more)

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