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Isaac's storm : [a man, a time, and the deadliest hurricane in history]

Author: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann; Isaac Monroe Cline
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Random House Pub., 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters, telegrams, and reports,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann; Isaac Monroe Cline
OCLC Number: 42589047
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Abridged.
"Random House audiobooks."--Container spine.
Performer(s): Read by Edward Herrmann.
Description: 5 sound discs : digital, Dolby processed ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact disc.
Responsibility: Erik Larson.

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Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city of Galveston, Texas, where he was based was to him preposterous. It is the story of what can happen when human arrogance meets nature's last uncontrollable force, based on Cline's own letters, telegrams, and reports, the testimony of scores of survivors, and our latest understanding of the hows and whys of great storms.

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