Stewart O'Nan: "The Circus Fire" (Doubleday)

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Stewart O'Nan: "The Circus Fire" (Doubleday)

In 1944, a cataclysmic fire broke out in a circus tent in Hartford, Connecticut and killed 167 people. Stewart O'Nan's new book tells the story of the tragedy and how it affected the city of Hartford and the thousands of people who were in...

In 1944, a cataclysmic fire broke out in a circus tent in Hartford, Connecticut and killed 167 people. Stewart O'Nan's new book tells the story of the tragedy and how it affected the city of Hartford and the thousands of people who were in the audience that day.

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