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The Great Molasses Flood: Boston, 1919

(3) 4-6 In 1919, a giant molasses tank broke, flooding a Boston neighborhood, resulting in much damage and death. The cause of the disaster, either anarchist terrorists or greedy capitalist neglect, remains in doubt. Though the audience is likely to be limited, accessible writing and a handsome book design make this an inviting account for those interested in the event. A cast of characters is appended. Ind.

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