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Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco – Robert Graysmith

A firebug some called the Lightkeeper was plaguing San Francisco.  He always struck when the Lightkeeper’s Wind was blowing away from the camps of ex-convicts on Telegraph Hill.  In the course of eighteen months he would burn San Francisco to … Continue reading

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