Isaac's storm [CD-Abridged] : [a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history] / Erik Larson.
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|Erlanger Branch||976.4139 L334i 1999 (Text)||33126011078122||Compact Discs Nonfiction||Checked out||06/10/2021|
- Physical Description: 5 sound discs : digital, Dolby processed ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Abridged.
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Random House Pub., p1999.
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Read by Edward Herrmann.
Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters, telegrams, and reports, the testimony of scores of survivors, and our latest understanding of the hows and whys of great storms.
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