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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History (Abridged)

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September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau 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 in a monster hurricane that completely destroyed the town and killed over six thousand people in what remains the greatest natural disaster in American history--and Isaac Cline found himself the victim of a devestating personal tragedy.

Using Cline's own telegrams, letters, and reports, the testimony of scores of survivors, and our latest understanding of the science of hurricanes, Erik Larson builds a chronicle of one man's heroic struggle and fatal miscalculation in the face of a storm of unimaginable magnitude. Riveting, powerful, and unbearably suspenseful, Isaac's Storm is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets the great uncontrollable force of nature.

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Riveting, powerful, and unbearably suspenseful, "Isaac's Storm" is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets the great uncontrollable force of nature. Abridged. 5 CDs.

About the Author

Erik Larson lives in Seattle with his wife, three daughters, a Chinese fighting fish, a dwarf hamster, and a golden retriever named Molly.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780739340363
Author:
Larson, Erik
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Read by:
Herrmann, Edward
Read:
Herrmann, Edward
Author:
Herrmann, Edward
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
United States - 20th Century (1900-1945)
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Five CD
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.25 x 5.45 x 1 in 0.4 lb
Media Run Time:
360

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» Audio Books » Nonfiction
» Audio Books » World Affairs
» History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
» History and Social Science » World History » General
» Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
» Science and Mathematics » Physics » Meteorology

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