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
Size: 45.77 MB
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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
Size: 54.78 MB
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Provides an account of the hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900 and killed ten thousand people.

Thunderstruck

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409044769
Size: 53.79 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 ...

Galveston And The 1900 Storm

Author: Patricia Bellis Bixel
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 029270884X
Size: 38.30 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.

The Storm Of The Century

Author: Al Roker
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062364677
Size: 33.60 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 ...

Story Of The Galveston Flood

Author: Nathan C. Green
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1596057661
Size: 39.41 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 ...

A Weekend In September

Author: John Edward Weems
Publisher: Andesite Press
ISBN: 9781298832337
Size: 11.85 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.

Johnstown Flood

Author: David McCullough
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416561224
Size: 43.47 MB
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The stunning story of one of America’s great disasters, a preventable tragedy of Gilded Age America, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.

Lethal Passage

Author: Erik Larson
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0679759271
Size: 11.76 MB
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Follows the journey of a handgun, from its manufacture through its violent odyssey into the hands of a disturbed teenager who uses it to kill a teacher, and raises painful questions about the legal and cultural realities of firearms.