[PDF] ⚣ The Cocoanut Grove Fire (New England Remembers) ✯ Stephanie Schorow – Bassgrotto.co.uk

The Cocoanut Grove Fire (New England Remembers) Popular Ebook, The Cocoanut Grove Fire New England Remembers By Stephanie Schorow This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book The Cocoanut Grove Fire New England Remembers , Essay By Stephanie Schorow Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You


10 thoughts on “The Cocoanut Grove Fire (New England Remembers)

  1. says:

    Posted at Shelf Inflicted Stephanie Schorow s excellent Drinking Boston briefly mentioned the tragic Cocoanut Grove fire, an event I had no knowledge about prior to reading 492 people died in the blaze, and over a hundred were injured The glamorous Cocoanut Grove nightclub was frequented by couples and families celebrating special occasions, celebrities, servicemen, politicians, and athletes Famous people were not immune to the horrors of that tragic night of November 28, 1942 Several members from entertainer Mickey Alpert s house band perished, along with Buck Jones, a Hollywood cowboy star Fortunately, the Boston College Eagles suffered a devastating loss to the Holy Cross Crusaders and canceled their victory celebration at the Cocoanut Grove This concise, well researched and very readable little book provides a history of the nightclub and its owners first Mickey Alpert, then Charles King Solomon, a mob boss who controlled Boston s bootlegging operations, and finally, his lawyer, Barney Welansky, who used his connections with the Mafia and corrupt city officials to willfully violate the safety standards in existence at the time by overcrowding, blocking side exits to prevent guests from walking out without paying their tabs, using highly flammable decorations throughout the nightclub, hiring unlicensed electri...


  2. says:

    I read this book for my book club and the author, Stephanie Schorow, came to our meeting It was very interesting to talk to her and learn about her researching writing process and why she was interested in the Cocoanut Grove fire I really enjoyed the book and plan to read others that Stephanie Schorow has written I also want to read about the devastating Cocoanut Grove fire, as this book is very short less than 100 pages and even less than that has text on it The aftermath of this fire changed many things in the medical, political and architectural worlds I believe I have been in a building that sits on part of the Cocoanut Grove footprint, and I didn...


  3. says:

    Very upsetting but hugely informative book Looking forward to meeting the author this evening


  4. says:

    A clear and compact account of the terrible fire that claimed lots of lives in Boston Well researched and documented.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *