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

Autore: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann; Isaac Monroe Cline; Richard M Davidson
Editore: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2000.
Edizione/Formato:   Audiolibro su cassetta : Cassette recording : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In the early 1900's, Isaac Cline was 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 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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biography
Persona incaricata: Isaac Monroe Cline
Tipo materiale: Audio libro, ecc.
Tipo documento: Sound Recording
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann; Isaac Monroe Cline; Richard M Davidson
ISBN: 078874304X 9780788743047
Numero OCLC: 44192801
Note: Unabridged.
Tape [8] interview with Erik Larson.
Interprete(i): Narrated by Richard Davidson.
Descrizione: 7 sound cassettes (540 min.) : analog.
Responsabilità: by Erik Larson.

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In the early 1900's, Isaac Cline was 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 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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