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Calamity : the Heppner flood of 1903

Author: Joann Green Byrd
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paints a picture of how a small town in the West coped with disaster at the turn of the twentieth century. This book illustrates that even the smallest things we do have consequences - good or bad.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joann Green Byrd
ISBN: 9780295989419 0295989416 9780295996745 0295996749
OCLC Number: 318672964
Description: xviii, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction 1. Up Until the Heppner Flood 2. An Ordinary Sunday 3. June 14, 5:20 p.m. 4. June 14, 6 p.m. 5. Side Effects6. The Worst of It7. Leadership8. After Effects 9. Forward and Back10. Loss and Optimism11. Resilience12. Counter Effects Epilogue: After the Heppner Flood In Remembrance: The Victims Notes BibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Joann Green Byrd.

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