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Year of the Fires

The Story of the Great Fires of 1910

by Stephen J. Pyne

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7360172M
ISBN 100142001171
ISBN 109780142001172


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About The Book of Fires. Reminiscent of Year of Wonders, a captivating debut novel of fireworks, fortune, and a young woman’s redemption It is and seventeen-year-old Agnes Trussel arrives in London pregnant with an unwanted child.

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