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Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, and: Galveston and the 1900 Storm: Castastrophe and Catalyst, and: Through a Night of Horrors: Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm (review)

Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, and: Galveston and the 1900... books Isaac's Storm A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History By Erik Larson Vintage Books, 2000 323 pp. Cloth $25.00, paper $13.00 Galveston and the 1900 Storm Catastrophe and Catalyst By Patricia Bellis Bixel and Elizabeth Hayes Turner University of Texas Press, 2000 174 pp. Cloth $60.00, paper $27.95 Through a Night of Horrors Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm Edited by Casey Edward Greene and Shelly Henley Kelly Texas A&M University Press, 2000 206 pp. Cloth $24.95 Reviewed by Jay Barnes, director of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and author of North Carolina's Hurricane History and Florida's Hurricane History, both from the University of North Carolina Press. For centuries, great earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards have left scars on the land and challenged the fortitude of the American people. A few of these disasters have achieved legendary status, while others remain relatively unknown. One whose story is now being retold stands apart from the rest, for it claimed more lives than the Johnstown Flood, the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Great Mississippi Flood combined. In one wretched night of wind and water in September 1900, Galveston, Texas, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Southern Cultures University of North Carolina Press

Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, and: Galveston and the 1900 Storm: Castastrophe and Catalyst, and: Through a Night of Horrors: Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm (review)

Southern Cultures , Volume 7 (4) – Jan 11, 2001

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2001 Center for the Study of the American South.
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books Isaac's Storm A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History By Erik Larson Vintage Books, 2000 323 pp. Cloth $25.00, paper $13.00 Galveston and the 1900 Storm Catastrophe and Catalyst By Patricia Bellis Bixel and Elizabeth Hayes Turner University of Texas Press, 2000 174 pp. Cloth $60.00, paper $27.95 Through a Night of Horrors Voices from the 1900 Galveston Storm Edited by Casey Edward Greene and Shelly Henley Kelly Texas A&M University Press, 2000 206 pp. Cloth $24.95 Reviewed by Jay Barnes, director of the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores and author of North Carolina's Hurricane History and Florida's Hurricane History, both from the University of North Carolina Press. For centuries, great earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and blizzards have left scars on the land and challenged the fortitude of the American people. A few of these disasters have achieved legendary status, while others remain relatively unknown. One whose story is now being retold stands apart from the rest, for it claimed more lives than the Johnstown Flood, the Chicago Fire, the San Francisco Earthquake, and the Great Mississippi Flood combined. In one wretched night of wind and water in September 1900, Galveston, Texas,

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Southern CulturesUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Jan 11, 2001

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