Gifford Pinchot's The Big Burn

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1910 was a different time . The work ethic, morals, and overall mentality of people is much different than it is today. Going back into time you can see how the social ladder worked, especially in terms of bigger cities than rural towns. Luckily, Teddy Roosevelt had a deep connection with the west and a lot of persistence. Gifford Pinchot and himself merged together to provide a helping hand when it was needed most. Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and author of five books, Timothy Egan wrote The New York Times Bestseller, “The Big Burn” in 2009. This book begins with an intense prologue on the raging fires that took lives and land though out Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Setting in Wallace, New York, and The West the book depicts two stories.
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