Isaac's storm : a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history / Erik Larson.
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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||-|
- ISBN: 9780375708275
- ISBN: 0375708278
- ISBN: 0609602330
- Physical Description: 323 pages : maps ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 
- Copyright: ©1999
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.
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:||
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.1 13 36205.
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|Subject:||Cline, Isaac Monroe, 1861-1955.
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