The large audience that drove "The Perfect Storm" high on national bestseller lists is sure to welcome this superb narrative of the extreme hurricane ...Show synopsisThe large audience that drove "The Perfect Storm" high on national bestseller lists is sure to welcome this superb narrative of the extreme hurricane that struck Galveston, Texas, in 1900, leaving at least 8,000 dead in its wake. An unforgettable story of the conflict between human hubris and the last great uncontrollable force, "Isaac's Storm" offers a cautionary tale for the millennium.Hide synopsis
Description:VG PB. September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town...VG PB. September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even meteorologist Isaac Cline failed to. Grasp the true meaning of the strange deep sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged by a monster hurricane that completely destroyed the town and killed over 6, 000 people in what remains the greatest natural diaster in American history and brought Cline a personal tragedy. What can happen when human arrogance meets the uncontrollable force of nature.
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