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The Resource Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett, (electronic resource)

Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett, (electronic resource)

Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth
Title
Big top burning
Title remainder
the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth
Statement of responsibility
Laura A. Woollett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Big Top Burning investigates the 1944 Hartford circus fire and invites readers to take part in a critical evaluation of the evidence The fire broke out at 2:40 p.m. Thousands of men, women, and children were crowded under Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey's big top watching the Flying Wallendas begin their death-defying high-wire act. Suddenly someone screamed "Fire!" and the panic began. By 2:50 the tent had burned to the ground. Not everyone had made it out alive. With primary source documents and survivor interviews, Big Top Burning recounts the true story of the 1944 Hartford circus fi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woollett, Laura A
Dewey number
974.6/3042
Index
index present
LC call number
F104.H3
LC item number
W66 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows
  • Hartford Circus Fire (Connecticut : 1944)
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944
  • Fires
  • Arson
  • Dead
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944
  • Fires
  • Arson
  • Dead
  • Arson -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History -- Juvenile literature
  • Dead -- Identification -- Case studies -- Juvenile literature
  • Fires -- Connecticut -- Hartford -- History -- Juvenile literature
  • Hartford (Conn.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
  • Hartford Circus Fire, Hartford, Conn., 1944 -- Juvenile literature
  • Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows -- History -- Juvenile literature
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Hartford (Conn.)
  • Connecticut
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-155) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flip; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; One: The Circus Comes to Town; Two: "The Greatest Show On Earth"; Three: Fire!; Four: "The Day the Clowns Cried"; Five: Municipal Hospital; Six: "Who Knows This Child?"; Seven: Who Was to Blame?; Eight: Accident or Arson?; Nine: A Name for Little Miss 1565; Author's Note; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Image Credits; Index; Back Flip; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (180 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613731178
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E93B7A1C-B05B-46E3-8783-2A8DA03C4F6E
System control number
  • 2087849
  • (OCoLC)909143900
  • (OCoLC)ocn909143900
  • 2087849
Label
Big top burning : the true story of an arsonist, a missing girl, and the greatest show on Earth, Laura A. Woollett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-155) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover; Front Flip; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Prologue; One: The Circus Comes to Town; Two: "The Greatest Show On Earth"; Three: Fire!; Four: "The Day the Clowns Cried"; Five: Municipal Hospital; Six: "Who Knows This Child?"; Seven: Who Was to Blame?; Eight: Accident or Arson?; Nine: A Name for Little Miss 1565; Author's Note; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Image Credits; Index; Back Flip; Back Cover
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (180 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613731178
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E93B7A1C-B05B-46E3-8783-2A8DA03C4F6E
System control number
  • 2087849
  • (OCoLC)909143900
  • (OCoLC)ocn909143900
  • 2087849

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