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.
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- ISBN: 9780062364654 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0062364650 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780062364661
- ISBN: 0062364669
- Physical Description: vi, 312 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 302-304) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Underwater -- They all had plans. Looking forward ; The storm: Africa ; A reasonable argument ; Storm watcher ; The storm: from Cuba to Texas -- Maelstrom. Galveston: Thursday, September 6 ; Friday: the waves ; Saturday morning: storm tide ; Saturday afternoon: "half the city underwater" ; The night of horrors -- 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.
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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|Subject:||Hurricanes > Texas > Galveston > History > 20th century.
Galveston (Tex.) > History > 20th century.
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.