Author:Keyes, Edward


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Cocoanut Grove

By: Keyes, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14389

ISBN: 0-689-11406-0

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj

[nice tight clean copy, the barest trace of shelfwear to bottom edge; jacket shows very light handling wear]. (frontispiece diagram) "A spellbinding, minute-by-minute account of the most famous disaster in American history -- the fire in Boston's Cocoanut Grove nightclub that, on November 28, 1942, claimed 491 lives. In a masterful work of reportage, [the author] has re-created that terrible night -- the horror of the fire, the heroics of the medical workers (that night Boston hospitals treated more burn victims than London's did on the worst night of the Blitz), the stories of the victi... View more info