The great Halifax explosion : a World War I story of treachery, tragedy, and extraordinary heroism / John U. Bacon.
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|Fort Nelson Public Library||971.6225 BAC (Text)||35246000937274||Non-Fiction (upper level)||Volume hold||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062666536 (hardcover) :
- Physical Description: 418 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2017.
- Copyright: ©2017.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author, a gripping narrative-nonfiction account of the world's largest manmade explosion before the atomic bomb. In December 1917, a freighter carrying 3,000 tons of explosives sailed from Brooklyn bound for the trenches of WWI - en route, a cataclysmic disaster awaited. Bacon recreates the recklessness that caused the tragedy, the selfless rescue efforts that saved thousands, and the inspiring resilience that rebuilt the town.
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|Subject:||Halifax Explosion, Halifax, NS, 1917.
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