Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307874095
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Ultimately, however, it is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last great uncontrollable force. As such, Isaac's Storm carries a warning for our time. From the Hardcover edition.

Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007292112
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It's another fine day in the Gulf according to Isaac Cline, chief observer of the new US Weather Bureau, but one day later, 6-10,000 people were dead, wiped out by the biggest storm the coast of America had ever witnessed.

Isaac S Storm

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375708278
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Provides an account of the hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900 and killed ten thousand people.

Galveston And The 1900 Storm

Author: Patricia Bellis Bixel
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292753969
Size: 58.96 MB
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They describe the work of local relief agencies, aided by Clara Barton and the American Red Cross, and show how their short-term efforts grew into lasting reforms.

Thunderstruck

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409044769
Size: 68.45 MB
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With its cast of captivating characters, Thunderstruck is Erik Larson doing what he does brilliantly well: bringing together seemingly disparate yet inextricably linked lives to paint a fascinating and exciting portrait of an extraordinary ...

Story Of The Galveston Flood

Author: Nathan C. Green
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1596057661
Size: 57.22 MB
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This compilation of news coverage and survivor stories was published almost immediately afterward, the turn-of-the-20th-century equivalent of current-events documentary.With a dispassionate eye but with a flair for finding the dramatic in ...

The Storm Of The Century

Author: Al Roker
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062364677
Size: 76.38 MB
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In this gripping narrative history, Al Roker from NBC’s Today and the Weather Channel vividly examines the deadliest natural disaster in American history—a haunting and inspiring tale of tragedy, heroism, and resilience that is full of ...

Lethal Passage

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307803313
Size: 72.46 MB
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This devastating book illuminates America's gun culture -- its manufacturers, dealers, buffs, and propagandists -- but also offers concrete solutions to our national epidemic of death by firearm.

A Weekend In September

Author: John Edward Weems
Publisher: Andesite Press
ISBN: 9781298832337
Size: 74.99 MB
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.