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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; Richard M Davidson
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Isaac Monroe Cline
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Larson; Edward Herrmann; Isaac Monroe Cline; Richard M Davidson
ISBN: 078874304X 9780788743047
OCLC Number: 44192801
Notes: Unabridged.
Tape [8] interview with Erik Larson.
Performer(s): Narrated by Richard Davidson.
Description: 7 sound cassettes (540 min.) : analog.
Responsibility: 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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