The Devil’s Breath

The Story of the Hillcrest Mine Disaster of 1914

by Steve Hanon

NeWest Press


Non-Fiction: History

CDN: $24.95


On a warm spring day in June of 1914, two hundred and thirty-five men went down into the depths of the Hillcrest mine, found in Alberta’s Crowsnest Pass. Only forty-six would make it out alive. The largest mining disaster in Canadian history, the fateful tale of the Hillcrest Mine is finally captured in startling detail by Steve Hanon.

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