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The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900

Roker, Al 1954- (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 976.4139 R742s 2015 (Text) 33126020841841 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 976.4139 R742s 2015 (Text) 33126020841890 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 976.4139 R742s 2015 (Text) 33126020841833 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062443526
  • ISBN: 9780062443519
  • ISBN: 0062364669
  • ISBN: 9780062364661
  • ISBN: 9780062393029 (large print)
  • ISBN: 9780062364678 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 0062364650 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780062364654 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: vi, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Underwater -- They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- The white city on the beach. Telegraph silence ; The pile ; "I can begin life again, as I entered it" ; "In pity's name, in America's name" ; No tongue can tell.
Summary, etc.: Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture. --Publisher's description.
Subject: Galveston (Tex.) History 20th century
Hurricanes Texas Galveston History 20th century
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24514. ‡aThe storm of the century : ‡btragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900 / ‡cAl Roker.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
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520 . ‡aPresents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture. --Publisher's description.
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