Isaac s Storm

Provides an account of the hurricane which struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900 and killed ten thousand people.

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  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 323 pages
  • ISBN : 0375708278
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 8 reviews
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Isaac's Storm

Isaac's Storm
  • Author : Erik Larson,Isaac Monroe Cline
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 August 2022
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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

Galveston and the 1900 Storm
  • Author : Patricia Bellis Bixel,Elizabeth Hayes Turner
  • Publisher : University of Texas Press
  • Release : 08 February 2013
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Spur Award Nominee: How Galveston, Texas, reinvented itself after historic disaster: “A riveting narrative . . . Absorbing [and] well-illustrated.” —Library Journal The Galveston storm of 1900 reduced a cosmopolitan and economically vibrant city to a wreckage-strewn wasteland where survivors struggled without shelter, power, potable water, or even the means to summon help. At least 6,000 of the city's 38,000 residents died in the hurricane. Many observers predicted that Galveston would never recover and urged that the island be abandoned. Instead, the citizens of Galveston seized

A Weekend in September

A Weekend in September
  • Author : John Edward Weems
  • Publisher : Andesite Press
  • Release : 13 August 2015
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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. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
  • Author : Sebastian Junger
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 17 May 1997
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"There is nothing imaginary about Junger's book; it is all terrifyingly, awesomely real." —Los Angeles Times It was the storm of the century, boasting waves over one hundred feet high—a tempest created by so rare a combination of factors that meteorologists deemed it "the perfect storm." In a book that has become a classic, Sebastian Junger explores the history of the fishing industry, the science of storms, and the candid accounts of the people whose lives the storm touched.

STORY OF THE 1900 GALVESTON HURRICANE

STORY OF THE 1900 GALVESTON HURRICANE
  • Author : Nathan C. Green
  • Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company
  • Release : 31 December 1999
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One hundred years after the hurricane of 1900 devastated Galveston, Texas, it remains the most deadly natural disaster in United States history. Although many heeded the warnings of local weatherman Dr. Isaac Monroe Cline, numerous others did not. More than 6,000 souls perished. Shortly after the storm, author Nathan C. Green set out to share with the world the Story of the 1900 Galveston Hurricane . For those who had lost their lives, he would become their voice; for those who had somehow miraculously

Lethal Passage

Lethal Passage
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 August 1995
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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. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Island in a Storm

Island in a Storm
  • Author : Abby Sallenger
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release : 02 June 2009
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In the mid-nineteenth century, the Isle Derniere was emerging as an exclusive summer resort on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. About one hundred miles from New Orleans, it attracted the most prominent members of antebellum Louisiana society. Hundreds of affluent planters and merchants retreated to the island, not just for its pleasures, but also to escape the scourge of yellow fever epidemics that ravaged cities like New Orleans each summer. Then, without warning, on August 10, 1856, a ferocious hurricane

Summary of Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson

Summary of Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson
  • Author : QuickRead,Alyssa Burnette
  • Publisher : QuickRead.com
  • Release : 18 August 2022
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Learn about the deadly hurricane that devastated Texas in 1900. Isaac’s Storm (1999) is the story of the deadliest hurricane in American history. It’s the story of a storm that destroyed thousands of lives. It’s also the story of one man, the weather, and the development of the United States Army’s Weather Bureau. Written for anyone who is fascinated by history or extreme weather, Isaac’s Storm captures the imagination through its vivid retelling of the fatal events

Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 24 October 2006
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A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush.” In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication—whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases of all time. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, Cape Cod, and Nova Scotia, Thunderstruck evokes the dynamism of those

Devil Storm

Devil Storm
  • Author : Theresa Nelson
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 14 March 2017
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“The great hurricane that devastated Galveston in 1900 is the centerpiece of [this] tightly knit novel. The writing is powerful. A fine work, integrating nature with character.” —The Horn Book, starred review “Nelson’s strong sense of place, poetic style and inspired characterization make this far more than just an enthralling adventure.” —Kirkus Reviews

A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes
  • Author : Eric Jay Dolin
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release : 04 August 2020
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Washington Post • 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2020 Finalist • Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction Kirkus Reviews • Best Nonfiction Books of 2020 Library Journal • Best Science & Technology Books of 2020 Booklist • 10 Top Sci-Tech Books of 2020 New York Times Book Review • Editor's Choice With A Furious Sky, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin tells the history of America itself through its five-hundred-year battle with the fury of hurricanes. In this “compelling” chronicle (New York Times Book Review), Eric Jay Dolin tells the history of America through its

Isaac's Storm

Isaac's Storm
  • Author : Erik Larson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release : 01 July 2008
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Galveston, Texas, 8 September 1900. 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 Cline was confident of his ability to predict the weather: he had new technology at his disposal, ‘perfect science', and, like America itself, he was sure that he was in control of his world, that the

Storm Kings

Storm Kings
  • Author : Lee Sandlin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 August 2022
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" With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrationsFrom the acclaimed author of Wicked Rivercomes Storm Kings, a riveting tale of supercell tornadoes and the quirky, pioneering, weather-obsessed scientists whose discoveries created the science of modern meteorology. hile tornadoes have occasionally been spotted elsewhere, only the central plains of North America have the perfect conditions for their creation. For the early settlers the sight of a funnel cloud was an unearthly event. They called it the Storm King, and their descriptions bordered on the