Table of contents for The big burn : Teddy Roosevelt and the fire that saved America / Timothy Egan.


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CONTENTS
Prologue: A Fire at the End of the World_1
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PART I
IN ON THE CREATION
_1._“A Peculiar Intimacy”_17
_2._Roost of the Robber Barons_39
_3._The Great Crusade_53
_4._Deadwood Days_73
_5._Showdown_86
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PART II
WHAT THEY LOST
_6._Summer of Smoke_105
_7._Men, Men, Men!_116
_8._Spaghetti Westerners_129
_9._Firestorm’s Eve_141
_10._Blowup_154
_11._The Lost Day_158
_12._The Lost Night_172
_13._Towns Afire_187
_14._To Save a Town_201
_15._The Missing_211
_16._The Living and the Dead_227
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PART III
WHAT THEY SAVED
_17._Fallout_239
_18._One for the Boys_249
_19._Ashes_263
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Notes on Sources_287
Acknowledgments_307
Index_309



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Conservationists -- United States -- Biography.
Pinchot, Gifford, -- 1865-1946.
Forest conservation -- United States -- History.
Nature conservation -- United States -- History.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- History.
United States. -- National Park Service -- History.
Forest fires -- Montana -- History.
Forest fires -- Idaho -- History.