Edward P. Kohn. Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Basic Books, 2010. 304 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01336-4.
Reviewed by Gregory J. Dehler (Front Range Community College)
Published on H-SHGAPE (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Julia Irwin
The Killer Heat Wave of 1896