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Last Man Out The Story of the Springhill Mine Disaster

By: Greene, Melissa Fay

Price: $9.03

Publisher: Harcourt: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12011

ISBN: 0151005591

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket

2003 stated first edition, first printing hardcover and dust jacket in excellent condition. No marks, wear, tears. ; 1.18 x 9.32 x 6.32 Inches; The deepest coal mine in North America was notoriously unpredictable. One late October evening in 1958, it "bumped" - its rock floors heaving up and smashing into rock ceilings. A few miners staggered out, most of the 174 on shift did not.Nineteen men were trapped, plunged into darkness, hunger, thirst, and hallucination. As days and nights passed, the survivors began to hope for death by gas rather than from thirst. Above ground,... View more info