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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Black Saturday at Steels Creek
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'The Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people — wreaking a greater human toll than any other fire in Australia’s history. Ten of those victims died in Steels Creek, a small community on Melbourne’s outskirts. It was a beautiful place, which its residents had long treasured and loved. By the evening of 7 February 2009, it felt like a battlefield.

'Prize-winning historian Peter Stanley tells the dramatic stories of this small piece of country on that one terrifying evening — of epic fights to save houses, of escapes, and of deaths. He also tells the tale of a community — of people’s attachments to the valley and to each other — and how, over the weeks and years that followed, they lived with the aftermath of the fire.

'The most detailed account of any one community to emerge from the fire, Black Saturday at Steels Creek shows what Black Saturday means not only for Steels Creek, but also for Australia as a whole.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For the people of Steels Creek,

    in memory of those who died on 7 February 2009

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Scribe , 2013 .
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      Extent: 221p.
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      • Published: May 2013
      ISBN: 9781922070333

Works about this Work

[Untitled] Alana James , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Black Saturday at Steels Creek Peter Stanley , 2013 single work prose
[Untitled] Alana James , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Black Saturday at Steels Creek Peter Stanley , 2013 single work prose
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  • Steels Creek, Yarra Glen area, Yea - Eildon - Warburton area, Melbourne Outer North, Melbourne, Victoria,
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