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The Children's Blizzard

by David Laskin

Paperback, 16 pages, Harpercollins, List Price: $14.99 |


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Illustrates the deadly late-nineteenth-century snowstorm in the Great Plains that killed more than five hundred people, including numerous schoolchildren, describing how the unexpected blizzard devastated generations of immigrant families and dramatically affected pioneer advancement. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.