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    Black Saturday at Steels Creek
    Black Saturday at Steels Creek
    <p>The Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people &amp;#8212; wreaking a greater human toll than any other fire in Australia's history. Ten of those victims died in Steels Creek, a small community on Melbourne's outskirts. It was a beautiful place, which its residents had long treasured and loved. By the evening of 7 February 2009, it felt like a battlefield.</p> <p>Prize-winning historian Peter Stanley tells the dramatic stories of this small piece of country on that one terrifying evening &amp;#8212; of epic fights to save houses, of escapes, and of deaths. He also tells the tale of a community &amp;#8212; of people's attachments to the valley and to each other &amp;#8212; and how, over the weeks and years that followed, they lived with the aftermath of the fire.</p> <p>The most detailed account of any one community to emerge from the fire, <i>Black Saturday at Steels Creek</i> shows what Black Saturday means not only for Steels Creek, but also for Australia as a whole.</p>
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    Book Author
    Peter Stanley
    Genre History , Nature , Social Science
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459670402
    Publisher
    Scribe Publications
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    22-Aug-2013

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