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Author Minutaglio, Bill.

Title City on fire : the forgotten disaster that devatated a town and ignited a landmark legal battle / Bill Minutaglio.

Published New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  976.4139 MINU    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary A dramatically rendered account probes the 20th-century's greatest manmade disaster--the 1947 petrochemical fire at the port of Texas City, Texas--and a small town's unexpected heroism. 16-page photo insert.
Subject High Flyer (Ship)
Grandcamp (Ship)
Wilson B. Keene (Ship)
Fires -- Texas -- Texas City -- History -- 20th century.
Disasters -- Texas -- Texas City -- History -- 20th century.
Industrial accidents -- Texas -- Texas City -- History -- 20th century.
Texas City (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Texas City (Tex.) -- Biography.
ISBN 0060185414