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Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history / Erik Larson.

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  • 72 of 75 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dunn Public Library 976.4139 Lar (Text) 33436001059226 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Harnett County Main Library 976.4139 Lar (Text) 33630002968001 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0609602330
  • ISBN: 9780375708275
  • ISBN: 0375708278
  • Physical Description: 323 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, [1999]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the diaries of Isaac Monroe Cline and on contemporary accounts.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-313) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Beach: September 8, 1900 3 -- I Law of Storms 17 -- II Serpent's Coil 85 -- III Spectacle 135 -- IV Cataclysm 173 -- V Strange News 221 -- VI Haunted 261.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of Isaac Cline, a weather scientist in Galveston, Texas in 1900, discussing his belief and assertion that nothing in the way of weather could destroy the coastal city; and looks at how Cline dealt with the aftermath of the hurricane that hit Galveston on September 8, claiming the lives of thousands of people.
Target Audience Note:
1020L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.1 13 36205.
Subject: Cline, Isaac Monroe, 1861-1955.
Hurricanes > Texas > Galveston > History > 20th century.
Floods > Texas > Galveston > History > 20th century.
Galveston (Tex.) > History > 20th century.
Galveston (Tex.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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