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READINGS LfiS JHHB A JBMH te&.'w J _ J i HI •MHA . J •••I B BOO K REVIEWS | TH E GREA T HURRICANE : 1938 Cherie Burns, 2005, 240 pp., $24.00, hardbound, Atlantic Monthly Press, ISBN 0-87113-893-X heri e Burns's book of the 1938 New England tha t New England—o r for tha t matter, any othe r area Hurrican e provides a captivating huma n interest of th e United States—would be blindside d by a major Caccount of a calamity tha t befell a ver y unsuspect- hurricane . That is to th e extent tha t it is inconceivable ing population. Just as that major hurricane moved tha t any part of our coastline would be hit without quickly, her prose moves the reader quickly through warning . The issue of an inexperienced population, he r story, which is really a collection of dramatic however, is still relevant today. Media hype would tales fro m survivors boun d by a stor m that 68 years mak e it har d for people not to realize when a major later remains the benchmar k tropical cyclone event stor m threatens, but would they be able to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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LfiS JHHB A JBMH te&.'w J _ J i HI •MHA . J •••I B BOO K REVIEWS | TH E GREA T HURRICANE : 1938 Cherie Burns, 2005, 240 pp., $24.00, hardbound, Atlantic Monthly Press, ISBN 0-87113-893-X heri e Burns's book of the 1938 New England tha t New England—o r for tha t matter, any othe r area Hurrican e provides a captivating huma n interest of th e United States—would be blindside d by a major Caccount of a calamity tha t befell a ver y unsuspect- hurricane . That is to th e extent tha t it is inconceivable ing population. Just as that major hurricane moved tha t any part of our coastline would be hit without quickly, her prose moves the reader quickly through warning . The issue of an inexperienced population, he r story, which is really a collection of dramatic however, is still relevant today. Media hype would tales fro m survivors boun d by a stor m that 68 years mak e it har d for people not to realize when a major later remains the benchmar k tropical cyclone event stor m threatens, but would they be able to

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