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Book Information: Great Chicago Fire: 1871, the

Great Chicago Fire: 1871, the (1999) [Novel]
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She lost her family in the Civil War and fled from Georgia to Chicago disguised as a boy. Here 18-year-old Katina Monroe finds work as "William," acting in a small theater, as she dreams of writing a brilliant drama and gaining wealth and fame as a woman in her own name. But life takes an unexpected twist when she meets crusading young minister Russell Cosgrove on a street corner and he persuades "William" to help him create a shelter for the destitute.

Katina can't tell Russell the truth, even as they work side-by-side, until the day love and jealousy drive her to reveal her true self at last. Together they build a dream of new lives and a new city -- until a sudden fire rages through the streets. Now they are racing for their lives as Chicago burns in their wake....

Original title: The Great Chicago Fire: 1871
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultHistorical FictionUnited States and Canada

Edition #1: Great Chicago Fire: 1873, the

Great Chicago Fire: 1873, the (1999)
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Language: English

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Great Chicago Fire: 1873, the (November 1, 1999)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9780671036034
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.7 x 0.6 in
Pages: 224

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