Remembrances of the Angels by John Kuenster
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Remembrances of the Angels
By John Kuenster

Remembrances of the Angels

50th Anniversary Reminiscences of the Fire No One Can Forget

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Remembrances of the Angels by John Kuenster

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On a terrible day in December 1958, one of the deadliest fires in American history took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at Our Lady of the Angels school in Chicago. The tragedy shocked the nation, tore apart a community with grief and anger, left many families physically and psychologically scarred for life, and prompted a mystery unresolved to this day. It also led to a complete overhaul of fire safety standards for American schools. The story of that fire was eloquently told ten years ago by John Kuenster and David Cowan in their best-selling book To Sleep with the Angels. Now, on the fiftieth anniversary of the fire, John Kuenster returns to talk with firemen, parents, children, reporters, clergy, school administrators, and others who were in some way connected with the disaster.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566638005
ISBN-10: 1566638003
Format: Hardback
(233mm x 157mm x 20mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publisher: Ivan R Dee, Inc
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author John Kuenster

Best of Baseball Digest by John Kuenster Best of Baseball Digest, Hardback (January 2006)

Here's a baseball feast of some 130 articles drawn from the most popular baseball magazine of them all, from the 1940s to the present-stories from the leading baseball writers about the greatest players and the greatest games from baseball's most exciting years. "This book should be in every baseball fan's library."-Bob Feller.

Heartbreakers by John Kuenster Heartbreakers, Paperback (December 2001)

From the editor of "Baseball Digest"comes the stories of baseball's most "tragic" losses. Fifteen of the game's most painful "disasters" are looked at from the losers' point of view, and includes interviews with those involved.

To Sleep with the Angels by John Kuenster To Sleep with the Angels, Paperback (October 1998)

The story of one of the deadliest fires in American history that took the lives of ninety-two children and three nuns at a Catholic elementary school in Chicago. "An absorbing account...a tale of terror."-New York Times Book Review.

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Author Biography - John Kuenster

John Kuenster, a former staff writer and columnist with the Chicago Daily News, and editor of The Columbia, has also written To Sleep with the Angels (with David Cowan) and Heartbreakers, and has edited The Best of Baseball Digest. He lives in Evergreen Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

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