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Pennsylvania Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival (Disasters (Insiders' Guide)) (Paperback)
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Twenty-two disasters spanning more than a two centuries are brought to life in this engagingly written volume. The stories include Philadelphia's yellow fever epidemic in 1793, a series of coal-mining disasters in the early 1900s, the Centralia fires that started in 1962 and burn even today, the tragic fate of United Airlines flight 93 in 2001, and the Quecreek Mine rescue of 2002.
About the Author
Karen Ivory, a former broadcast journalist in Philadelphia and New York, is a freelance writer happily based in the City of Brotherly Love.