The storm of the century : tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
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New York, N.Y. : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015].
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Book
Edition
First edition.
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vi, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
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Southside - Adult  1 available
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English
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9780062364654 (hc), 0062364650 (hc), 9780062364661, 0062364669

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-304) and index.
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"Presents an account of the legendary hurricane to assess its destruction of Galveston, role in thousands of deaths, and influence on American history and culture"--Publisher's description.
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On the afternoon of September 8, 1900, 200-mile-per-hour winds and fifteen-foot waves slammed into Galveston, the prosperous and growing port city on Texas's Gulf Coast. By dawn the next day, when the storm had passed, the city that existed just hours before was gone. Over 8,000 corpses littered the streets or were buried under the massive wreckage. Roker brings this legendary disaster and its aftermath into brilliant focus. Exploring the impact of the disaster on a rising nation's confidence, he illuminates both the energy and the limitations of the American Century, and of nature itself.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Roker, A. (2015). The storm of the century: tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900 (First edition.). William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roker, Al, 1954-. 2015. The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster : The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900. New York, N.Y.: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roker, Al, 1954-. The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster : The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900 New York, N.Y.: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Roker, Al. The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster : The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900 First edition., William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

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