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The Resource 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, Al Roker

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, Al Roker

Label
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
Title
The storm of the century
Title remainder
tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
Statement of responsibility
Al Roker
Title variation
storm of the century
Title variation remainder
tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of Americas deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Summary
An award-winning meteorologist 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
Pace
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435825
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roker, Al
Dewey number
976.4/139
Index
index present
LC call number
QC945
LC item number
.R65 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hurricanes
  • Galveston (Tex.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
tragedy, heroism, survival, and the epic true story of America's deadliest natural disaster : the great Gulf hurricane of 1900
Label
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, Al Roker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underwater -- Part I: They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Part II: Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- Part III: The white city on the beach. Telegraph silence ; The pile ; "I can begin life again, as I entered it" ; "In pity's name, in America's name" ; No tongue can tell
Control code
20407153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (large print)
Form of item
large print
Lccn
2015007009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
llustrations, maps
Label
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, Al Roker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underwater -- Part I: They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Part II: Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- Part III: The white city on the beach. Telegraph silence ; The pile ; "I can begin life again, as I entered it" ; "In pity's name, in America's name" ; No tongue can tell
Control code
20407153
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 408 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (large print)
Form of item
large print
Lccn
2015007009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
llustrations, maps

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