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Title: Isaac's Storm : The Drowning of Galveston, 8 September 1900
Description: London, United Kingdom, Fourth Estate. 2000, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 1857028422) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. "Powerful chronicle of the deadliest storm ever to hit the United States. Ahuge and terribly destructive hurricane that struck land near Galveston, Texas in September of 1900. Author Erik Larson re-creates the events leading up to the disaster in astonishing detail, tracing the thoughts and actions of Isaac Cline, a scientist with America's burgeoning U.S. Weather Bureau. Cline's unwavering confidence "In an age of scientific certainty one could not allow one's judgment to be clouded.."blinds the meteorologist to the deadly onslaught about to be unleashed. Herrmann's calculated performance reflects the impending doom and dangers inherent to an unquestioned and absolute faith in science." CONDITION 371 pages. Lightly handled. Copy is bright and crisp with spotting to leading edge toning. Very Good/N/A.

Keywords: Floods Galveston (Tex. ) Hurricanes Texas_biography 1857028422

Price: US$ 10.00 Seller: Ariel Books
- Book number: 13906

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