Galveston and the 1900 Storm

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Runner-up, Runner-up, Spur Award for Best Western Nonfiction--Contemporary, Western Writers Of America, 2001 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 ...

Galveston and the 1900 Storm 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

ISBN-13: 9780292708846

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Galveston and the 1900 Storm 2000, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX

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