revIeWS North Carolina's Hurricane History Jay Barnes. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 2013. Fourth Edition, Updated with a Decade of New Storms from Isabel to Sandy. 344 pp. 167 illus., 4 figs., 51 maps, 2 tables, index. $35.00 cloth. (ISBN 978-1-4696-0652-1) xiaohui liu The University of Southern Mississippi North Carolina's Hurricane History is a comprehensive book depicting the history of North Carolina's hurricanes with detailed descriptions, valuable photographs, and abundant thought-provoking destruction and survival stories. As the author states in the introduction, a thorough review of consecutive hurricanes not only teaches us valuable lessons, but also helps "broaden our understanding of our persistent vulnerability to hurricanes" (p. 3). The book is organized into nine parts that can be read sequentially or separately. In the first chapter, the reader is introduced to hurricanes, including the meteorological causes, category classification standards, and the naming rules. The meat of the book is the chapters that deal with the detailed histories of specific hurricanes (chapter 27). Chapter 8 reviews the survival histories of nonhumans, which constitute a special hurricane phenomenon. The last chapter compares the similarities and variations among past hurricanes and discusses necessary preparations for the next
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