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

Autor: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann
Editora: New York : Random House Audiobooks ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, ℗1999.
Edição/Formato   Audiobook em CD : Áudio em CD : Inglês : Special ed. ; AbridgedVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Audiobooks
Biography
History
Pessoa Denominada: Isaac Monroe Cline; Isaac Monroe Cline
Tipo de Material: Audiobook, etc.
Tipo de Documento Gravação de som
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann
ISBN: 0739340360 9780739340363
Número OCLC: 70964647
Notas: Compact disc.
Executor(es): Read by Edward Herrmann.
Descrição: 5 audio discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsabilidade: 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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